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50 State Report: California Earns Top Grade for Redistricting from Common Cause

California earned highest grade nationally for transparent and inclusive process

Newsom Vetoes Proven Redistricting Reform, Secures Pro-Democracy Win on Process

California improves the FAIR MAPS Act but misses opportunity to lead the nation on meaningful, long-term reform

Historic Anti-Gerrymandering Bills Head to Newsom’s Desk

AB 764 and AB 1248 will help end gerrymandering in California and bring independent redistricting to local communities

Nonpartisan Group Blasts Gov. Newsom’s Plan to Rewrite Constitution 

Today, California Common Cause, a leading democracy reform group, announced their opposition to Governor Newsom’s plan to call for an “Article V” constitutional convention. The bill, SJR 7, would add California to the list of states attempting to rewrite the U.S. Constitution without any rules or governing structure. 

NEW: Anti-Gerrymandering Advocates Release Roadmap for Independent L.A. Redistricting

As the City finalizes its independent redistricting recommendations, California Common Cause has released a roadmap of core principles to ensure that new amendments to the City Charter create a Commission that is truly independent and worthy of the public’s trust.

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