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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NEW YORK, NY (08/19/2014)-- Yesterday, petitioners filed a lawsuit (attached) appealing the New York Board of Elections' approved ballot language for Proposition 1, which concerns amending the state constitution to establish a redistricting...

Suit Challenges Misleading Redistricting Amendment Ballot Language
August 19, 2014

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