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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

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Redistricting Cases and Actions

Congress should pass and President Biden should sign into law the Freedom to Vote Act. This sweeping, transformative bill would make the promise of democracy more real for us all by increasing Americans’ access to the freedom to vote, curbing gerrymandering and improving the functionality of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and transparency in political campaign spending. 

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CLC is representing Wisconsin voters and advocacy organizations in a legal challenge to ensure that Wisconsin’s current state assembly maps are struck down as unconstitutional and new maps are drawn for future elections.

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Congress should pass and President Joe Biden should sign into law the comprehensive set of democracy reforms outlined in H.R. 1/S. 1 to advance the freedom to vote, strengthen ethics laws, end partisan gerrymandering and decrease the influence of wealthy special interests in our political system.

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We Fight for Fair Maps
Ethics in Redistricting: How To Ensure a Fair, Open, and Accessible Process
A top down view of a map of Wisconsin on a table with two people sitting next to it having a discussion

To create voting maps that truly allow every person’s vote to count fairly, redistricting commissions should play a key role. A CLC report, written in collaboration with the League of Women Voters, highlights how strong ethics provisions for commissions enhances the redistricting process.

Majority of Americans Want the Independent Redistricting Commissions
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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.

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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