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Fair Districts Ohio Submits Contest Winning Maps to Redistricting Commission

Today, Fair District Ohio announced that they have officially submitted winners from their Fair Districts Mapping Competition to the Ohio Redistricting Commission for consideration. Each of these maps were evaluated by the Princeton Gerrymandering Project and garnered Bs — the highest grade awarded to any Ohio map so far.

Fair Districts Ohio Announces Winners of Congressional Mapping Competition

Today, leaders of Fair Districts Ohio announced the winners of the Fair Districts Redistricting Competition for Ohio’s U.S. congressional map. The competition was designed not only to produce constitutional maps that could serve as alternatives to any maps proposed by Ohio’s official mapmakers, but to educate Ohioans about how maps can be adapted, improved, and revised with public input.

09.16.2021

Fair Districts Ohio Express Frustration over the Newly Approved Ohio House & Senate Districts

Fair Districts Ohio Announces the Mapping Competition Judges Panel and Kicks off the Congressional Contest

Today, Fair Districts Ohio announced the launch of the 2021 Ohio Congressional Mapping Competition and the members of the twelve-person Advisory Committee who will be responsible for choosing winners from among the submitted maps. 

U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Demographic Data to Kick Off Ohio Redistricting 2021

When redistricting is fair, transparent, and includes everyone, our maps are more likely to be representative and secure free, fair, and responsive elections for the next decade. That is why we are advocating for a process that prioritizes opportunities for meaningful public input, public access to the redistricting data used by mapmakers in Ohio, and a mapmaking process conducted openly rather than behind closed doors.

CMD and Common Cause Ohio File Complaint Against ALEC and ALEC Legislators for Illegal Campaign Scheme

Complaint to Ohio Election Commission alleges that ALEC illegally gave sophisticated voter management campaign software linked to the RNC worth $3,000 to its state chairs, Sen. Robert McColley and Rep. Scott Wiggam, ALEC board member Rep. Bill Seitz, and other ALEC members. Similar complaints are being filed with the IRS and in 14 other states.

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