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CT News Junkie: Redistricting Moves Beyond Deadline To Next Phase

“Redistricting will determine the voting power of our neighborhoods, towns, and cities for the next ten years,” Quickmire said. “That’s why it’s so important that we, the people, have a say in how our maps are drawn. When the people are involved, we can be sure that maps are drawn to benefit us, not the politicians.”

Virtual CT Redistricting Hearing Sept. 14, 2021

The public can still submit written testimony on 2021 redistricting in Connecticut. You can watch a recording of this hearing on our YouTube page. Find links below for viewing the recording, written testimony submission and resources.

Draw Your Community’s Map – Re-Draw Your Voting Districts

These free, online redistricting mapping tools will help you express your community's identity as you define it--and then map it! Connecticut doesn't require legislators to consider "Communities of Interest" when re-drawing your voting district lines--but using these free tools you can re-draw YOUR OWN district and submit it to lawmakers asking them to incorporate it.

CT Mirror: Delayed by COVID, Connecticut’s redistricting ramps up

Redistricting traditionally has been conducted out of the public eye, brokered by Democratic and Republican legislative caucus leaders sensitive to the wants and needs of incumbents — namely, district maps that will enhance chances for re-election, not invite competition.

CT News Junkie: Redistricting Committee Seeks Public Input

The Connecticut Reapportionment Committee will conduct a hearing in Hartford at the Legislative Office Building 7 p.m., Sept. 8. A second hearing will be held at the town hall in Norwich 1 p.m., Sept. 9. The third event will take place at the city hall in Shelton at 1 p.m. on Sept. 13. Meanwhile, the committee scheduled a virtual hearing for 7 p.m., Sept. 14.

Public Hearings Began Sept. 8th, Ended Sept. 14th on 2021 Redrawing of Connecticut Legislative Districts

Voters pick our leaders -- leaders do not get to pick and choose their voters. You know what works best for your community. But for too long, a handful of politicians have divided us into districts serving their political interests instead of our communities' needs. By joining together to speak out for fair community districting, we can all deliver what our schools and families need for a decade to come.

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