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Redistricting

Every voice should be heard and every vote should count equally

Redistricting

Every voice should be heard and every vote should count equally
We relied on CLC for advice on redistricting reform, and CLC’s insight and expertise, not to mention moral support, kept us on the right track, giving us the support we needed to keep going.
Nancy Wang, Executive Director, Voters Not Politicians

Redistricting Cases and Actions

CLC is challenging North Dakota’s onerous requirements to get North Dakota Voters First’s (NDVF) proposed constitutional amendment before voters. NDVF, CLC’s client, is seeking to implement impartial legislative redistricting and instant runoff voting in North Dakota.

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CLC is challenging Arkansas’ onerous requirements to get a ballot initiative before voters. CLC’s client, Arkansas Voters First, is seeking to put an independent redistricting commission on the 2020 ballot.

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Status Closed

CLC filed suit against the U.S. Census Bureau under the Freedom of Information Act, seeking access to documents about the Bureau’s efforts to use state driver-license records to help estimate how many adult U.S. citizens live on each census block in the nation.

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We Fight for Fair Maps
Majority of Americans Want the Independent Redistricting Commissions
Shaking hands across the aisle

A strong majority (60%) of Democrats, Independents and Republicans support the creation of independent redistricting commissions to take voting map drawing out of the hands of self-interested politicians.

Designing Independent Redistricting Commissions
Gerrymandered district at the U.S. Supreme Court

Though redistricting has always been a problem in American politics, the outsized role of partisanship in the redistricting process has received unprecedented attention across the nation since 2010.  We want to arm legislators, good government advocates and activists with the knowledge needed to design an independent redistricting commission for state legislative or congressional districts.

Combating Minority Underrepresentation in Virginia Beach
Skyline of Virginia Beach

CLC is challenging the city of Virginia Beach's at-large city council election system under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, as it unlawfully dilutes the voting strength of minority voters and prevents them from electing their candidates of choice.

Quite simply, gerrymandering must be terminated, and the sooner the better.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, former governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at Fair Maps Rally
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