Redistricting Reform Facts
The staff of the Campaign Legal Center has compiled and distributed three redistricting fact sheets:
1. Redistricting Basics
2. Redistricting Problems and Solutions
3. President Obama on Redistricting
Campaign Legal Center Hails Redistricting Bills Calls for Hearings
Representatives Heath Shuler (D-NC) and Jim Cooper (D-TN) are to be commended for introducing bills to drag the redistricting process out of the backrooms and into the light of day and their bills deserve hearings. To read the full press release, click here.
Common Cause: Voters Pass Redistricting Reforms in California, Florida and Minnesota
Voters in California, Florida and Minnesota embraced redistricting reform ballot measures on Election Day, sending a strong message that they are fed up with party leaders and incumbents hand-picking their own districts. To read the full press release, click here.
Gerrymandering: A New Documentary Film
Released in 2011, this documentary film will examine the conspiracy of partisan redistricting - a legislative technique that allows politicians to manipulate electoral boundaries and influence elections for decades at a time. To view the film's trailer, click here.