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Common Cause Oct 10
Want to know where your candidate for Congress stands on money in politics reform, voting rights, ending gerrymandering & ensuring , and enacting ? Look them up and see if they have filled out the Our Democracy 2018 questionnaire @
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Michael Li Oct 5
Replying to @mcpli
At issue are 11 house of delegates districts that the three-judge federal court found were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders. That ruling here: 2/
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Michael Li Oct 10
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The second is a motion by Virginia’s AG Mark Herring saying the appeal should be dismissed because the Republican lawmakers bringing the appeal have no standing to do so. That filing here: 3/
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Michael Li Oct 10
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Briefing in the appeal will take another 45 days and then some time in late Nov or Dec (but possibly later), we’ll learn whether SCOTUS will hear the case. 4/
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Michael Li Oct 10
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The first is a motion by the plaintiffs asking the Justices to rule in their favor without need for oral argument. That filing here: 2/
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lavinia nicolson Oct 13
Replying to @pewresearch
“A study last spring found that 72 percent cited fair & reasonable districts as something they regarded as important. But just 49 percent said they thought that standard was being met at least somewhat well. Not surprisingly, there’s a big partisan split.”
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FairVote 14h
“Voters should send lawmakers a clear message: We choose you — not the other way around.” editorial backing reform
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Colleen Coyle Mathis Oct 6
An undercount = underrepresention and per John Thompson the next Census needs an estimated 300-400k helpers to do the job.
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Michael Li Oct 11
Competing proposed trial schedules filed today in the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering cases.
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Michael Li Oct 5
Replying to @mcpli
Here’s the courts’ order on consolidation of the cases: 2/
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Joanne Mason Oct 8
We need some Gerrymander-Busters! Whose with me!
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FairVote Oct 13
Did you catch the latest on ? Listen to FairVote Senior fellow @Dave_Daley3 and ’ Katie Fahey talk about the fight for , from North Carolina to Michigan and beyond, via
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districks (.com) Oct 9
Great piece by about balancing the geographic and temporal availability of polling places—a different aspect of .
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Colleen Coyle Mathis Oct 6
Measures of Gerrymandering panel underway with Prof. Deb Hughes Hallett, Moon Duchin, Kris Tapp & Doug Herschlag livestream at
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Lindsay Mikulsky Dorff Oct 8
- Thanks for talking about ! We’re fighting for here in .
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Colleen Coyle Mathis Oct 6
US Census and Importance of a Fair Vote panel with former head of Bureau John Thompson. Tune in:
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FairVote 17h
You know you’ve got a bad case of when your congressional districts that have “less swing than Coldplay” FairVote senior fellow on about redistricting reform
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Elbridge Gerry Oct 12
Letting politicians draw their own districts is like letting the fox guard the henhouse. Let's end , America!
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lavinia nicolson Oct 13
Midterm elections are likely to change the calculus for post-2020 . “Not surprisingly, Americans see fair district lines as an essential in U.S. .” 🗳✏️
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CommonCauseNC Oct 10
Where do NC legislative candidates stand on ending ? Find out at
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