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VIDEO LINK & QUOTES from Today’s Media Briefing: What the Court’s Maps Mean for Minnesota’s Communities of Color

"It’s far past time we move to an independent, community-led process that puts power where it belongs—in the hands of the people,” said Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera, Executive Director, Common Cause Minnesota.

Minnesota Redistricting Panel Releases District Maps

“We were proud—for the first time in state history—to submit people-focused community maps that were nonpartisan, included robust community input, and were drawn without concern for the interests of political parties."

VIDEO LINKS AND QUOTES from Today’s Media Briefing: Common Cause Minnesota Submits Community Drawn Maps

Earlier today, Our Maps coalition co-leader, Common Cause Minnesota, briefed the media on the filing of community-drawn maps for consideration in this year’s redistricting cycle. The maps were drawn to ensure that Black, Indigenous, and Minnesotans of Color are fairly represented in the state’s new voting maps.

Common Cause Minnesota Files Redistricting Principles to Protect Communities of Color

Today, Common Cause Minnesota recommended redistricting criteria to the state’s special redistricting panel to ensure fair representation and equal political voice for Minnesota’s rapidly growing communities of color. The brief recommends the panel reject the “least-change” strategy being promoted by other plaintiffs and instead adopt principles that protect communities of interest.

Voting & Elections 09.16.2021

Coalition of Voting Rights Groups File Amicus Brief to Restore the Freedom to Vote

Today, Common Cause Minnesota, the League of Women Voters of Minnesota and the Minnesota Second Chance Coalition, filed an amicus brief with the State Supreme Court to restore the voting rights of tens of thousands of Minnesotans in Schroeder v. Minnesota Secretary of State.

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