Ohio Partisan Fairness Standard Would Be First In U.S. for Congress
August 9, 2017
Ohio has the opportunity to lead the way again and improve democracy by mandating partisan fairness in the drawing of congressional districts.
Only 11 states explicitly prohibit partisan gerrymandering or have some protection against drawing districts for political advantage.
Maybe, some day, people will hear
August 7, 2017
Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause, consistently pushes for reforms intended to keep government on the up-and-up and make it work better for all citizens, not just the favored few. He calls out politicians and their powerful supporters, and he does so with facts and figures that cannot be denied.
Citizens brave the heat for fun run to end gerrymandering
August 3, 2017
Nearly 100 North Carolinians showed their support for fair voting maps by participating in the 5K run/walk
Gerrymander Gazette | July 2017
July 27, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, an appeal of a three-judge federal trial court decision that Wisconsin State Assembly districts are an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
Capitol Hill Luncheon to Spotlight Redistricting Reform
July 21, 2017
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who joined forces with Common Cause and other organizations to put the clamps on partisan gerrymandering in his home state, will be the headline speaker at a Capitol Hill luncheon on redistricting reform today.