RESPONSE: In PA, Common Cause Wants Equitable, Fair, Transparent Maps
February 13, 2018
Common Cause and Common Cause Pennsylvania issued statements today after Gov. Tom Wolf officially rejected the maps that Republican leadership submitted Friday to redraw the commonwealth’s 18 congressional districts in response to a state Supreme Court ruling in January that found the legislative borders to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
California Local Redistricting Project Releases New Tool to Facilitate Local Redistricting Reform
February 12, 2018
Today, the California Local Redistricting Project – a joint project of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law’s Capital Center for Law & Policy and California Common Cause – announced the release of a new tool to enable local governments to fight redistricting abuse at the local level. The Project’s ordinance generator, hosted at www.localredistricting.org/generator, enables any user to easily draft a sample ordinance for establishing a local, independent redistricting commission, which is considered a vital redistricting best practice by good government watchdogs.
Just THREE days left in the 2018 New Mexico Legislative session
February 11, 2018
Common Cause priority legislation, HJM 10 “Pass Fix It America,” is on the agenda for the Senate Rules Committee on Monday, February 12th at 9:00 am
Seven days left in the 2018 New Mexico Legislative session
February 8, 2018
Common Cause New Mexico celebrates the passage of HJM 10 Fix It America in the House.
Gerrymander Gazette | February 2018
February 7, 2018
Gerrymander Gazette: February 8, 2018