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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In a highly contentious session, the bipartisan nature of good government shone through as a suite of important good government bills were passed into law in the final hours.
“With key bills passing just in time, the final picture is...

2015 Session: Big Wins for Good Government
April 13, 2015

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