SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY / FIND RESOURCES ON 2021 REDRAWING OF DISTRICT LINES

Demand transparency and that public input be taken seriously as the backup deadline of Nov. 30 for new maps has been announced.

CONNECTICUT VOTERS' GROUP SPEAKS OUT AGAINST GERRYMANDERING

“We make sure that districts do not remove voting rights from Black and Brown and other people of color (...) and try to retain some contiguity and some continuity in the communities to benefit the voters..."

REDISTRICTING MOVES BEYOND DEADLINE TO NEXT PHASE

"After two meetings and four public hearings, Connecticut’s 2021 Reapportionment Committee disbanded Wednesday when, as expected, it missed its deadline to draft plans for new voting districts. It will now reshape itself into an expanded commission."

LEGISLATURE VOTES TO END PRISON GERRYMANDERING

Connecticut imprisons Black people at a rate almost ten times that of whites. Communities where prisons are built are largely white and rural; while those that many call home are generally non-white metro areas.

WATERBURY TO RECIEVE LARGEST BOOST IN REPRESENTATION...

...under a newly-adopted law counting prison inmates as members of voting districts where they lived prior to incarceration.

2020 CENSUS DEMOGRAPHICS RELEASED - KICKS OFF 2021 CONNECTICUT REDISTRICTING

2021 is our year to flip the script and ensure that the voices of our communities, particularly those of Black, Indigenous, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander and other communities of color are at the center of the conversation.

CT PUBLIC RADIO: CENSUS END KICKS OFF REDISTRICTING PROCESS

Common Cause in Connecticut Executive Director Cheri Quickmire joined "All Things Considered" to share her thoughts on how the census results will affect redistricting statewide.

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