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Common Cause Ohio Slams the Ohio Redistricting Commission for “Assault on Voters”

Yesterday evening, in an act of stunning lawlessness and arrogance, four majority members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission (Gov. DeWine, Sec. Of State LaRose, state Senator McColley, and Rep. Jeff LaRe) voted to adopt a set of General Assembly maps that have already been struck down as unconstitutional by the Ohio Supreme Court.

Fair Districts Ohio Affirms Support of the Independent Ohio General Assembly Maps

"With only one day remaining before the May 6 deadline for a fifth map, Fair Districts Ohio urges the Redistricting Commission to adopt the independent set of maps drawn by bipartisan experts Dr. Douglas Johnson and Dr. Michael McDonald."

Ohio Redistricting Commission Holds Hearing to Begin Fifth Attempt at Mapmaking

Ohioans have been waiting since 2015 for fair state legislative maps and continue to put pressure on the Ohio Redistricting Commission.

State Supreme Court Rules State Legislative Maps Drawn to Unduly Favor Party in Power

Earlier today, the Ohio State Supreme Court struck down gerrymandered Ohio House and Senate maps for an astonishing fourth time. The court’s decision is no surprise since these maps were nearly identical to the previous set of Ohio General Assembly maps that had already been ruled unconstitutional by the court.

Ohio’s Fourth Attempt at Mapmaking Unsuccessful

In open defiance of the Ohio Constitution and the Ohio Supreme Court, a majority of the GOP members of the Commission jettisoned the work of the bipartisan, independent mapmakers and—hours before the deadline—switched in and officially adopted a set of maps based on General Assembly maps previously struck down by the Court.

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