Common Cause New York Slams Misleading Redistricting Ballot Description

Posted on August 4, 2014

The New York State Board of Elections approved language on August 1 that describes a November ballot measure as creating an “independent” commission on legislative redistricting. Common Cause New York criticized the language as confusing and misleading because the leadership and appointees of the legislature would make appointments to the proposed commission that will then draw the legislators’ districts.

Office: Common Cause National, Common Cause New York

Issues: Voting and Elections, Redistricting

Tags: Redistricting

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