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Virtual CT Redistricting Hearing Sept. 14, 2021

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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.

09.10.2021

Redistricting – Public Testimony Prep Worksheet

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

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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.

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

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While redistricting has historically been conducted behind closed doors with minimal public input in the way of local public hearings, 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.

Reapportionment Committee Meeting for 2021 Redistricting

10:00 AM on September 3rd, 2021. Location: 300 Capitol Avenue, Legislative Office Building, Room 2C (ROOM TO BE CONFIRMED), Hartford, CT 06106. Now that Connecticut lawmakers have all of the 2020 Census data they need, they’re starting to draw new voting district maps — and if we let politicians rig the process or gerrymander these maps, vulnerable voters will be shut out of our democracy for an entire decade.

Prison Gerrymandering Fact Sheet

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Most states count people who are incarcerated at the places where they are imprisoned rather than as part of their home community. This counting method is known as prison gerrymandering, and it distorts our democracy.

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