Redistricting

Every 10 years, state legislatures re-draw the boundaries of Congressional and legislative districts. Redistricting is supposed to reflect changes in population and ensure that everyone is fairly represented.

But politicians draw districts to give themselves or their party an unfair advantage. Common Cause believes voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around.

We're working to create better ways to draw districts that fairly represent your state's communities, whether that is independent commissions, non-partisan state staff, or clear Constitutional rules for how lines should be drawn.

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Following the release of a report on redistricting by supporters of Issue 1, Common Cause New York discussed its opposition to a proposal that would enshrine in the New York State Constitution a redistricting commission that is largely controlled...

Common Cause New York Comments on Redistricting Report
October 9, 2014

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