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Fair Districts Ohio Strongly Rejects Any Attempt to Use Unconstitutional Maps in 2022 Elections

The Fair Districts Ohio coalition strongly rejects the claim that the second set of Ohio General Assembly maps produced by the Ohio Redistricting Commission are constitutional or that they abide by the Ohio Supreme Court's ruling.

Ohio Redistricting Commission Approves Second Set of State Legislative Maps

While these Ohio House and Senate maps might be new, the backroom negotiations that produced them are not. As Yogi Berra said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”

Common Cause Ohio Applauds Supreme Court’s Call for Fair Congressional Maps

“Ohio voters have been waiting too long for fair districts. We all deserve to participate in meaningful elections, which is why nearly 75% of Ohio voters approved putting clear rules prohibiting partisan gerrymandering in the Ohio Constitution. We are glad the Ohio Supreme Court agrees."

Common Cause Ohio Applauds Supreme Court’s Call for Improved State Voting Maps

"This is welcome news for the people of Ohio.  We have much more work to do to deliver fair and representative maps for Ohioans, and we are glad the Ohio Supreme Court agrees."

Fair Districts Coalition Makes Last-Ditch Plea to Governor DeWine, Urging that He Veto Gerrymandered Congressional Map, SB 258

Today the Fair Districts Coalition, made up of the ACLU of Ohio, Common Cause Ohio, League of Women Voters of Ohio, Ohio Council of Churches, and others, issued a letter calling on Governor DeWine to veto Substitute Senate Bill 258, passed this afternoon by the Ohio House along party-line votes

Ohio Senate Local Government and Elections Committee Advances Congressional Redistricting Plan

Today, the Ohio Senate Local Government and Elections Committee voted out a congressional redistricting plan (Senate Bill 258) along party lines. This bill appears to be heading to a vote of the full Senate later today.

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