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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The Supreme Court gave us some good news in the fight against gerrymandering when it upheld Arizona's independent redistricting commission earlier this week.I went on the Thom Hartmann show to talk through what it means. Let's pass the...

VIDEO: Good news in the fight against gerrymandering
July 1, 2015

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