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The Nassau County United Redistricting Coalition is a nonpartisan civic engagement coalition supporting inclusive, balanced, and fair legislative redistricting in Nassau County. It comprises the following organizations: Common Cause New York is the statewide New York chapter of Common Cause. We are dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest, and accountable...
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The Nassau County United Redistricting Coalition is a nonpartisan civic engagement coalition supporting inclusive, balanced, and fair legislative redistricting in Nassau County. It comprises the following organizations: Common Cause/NY, La Fuente Long Island Civic Participation Project, the League of Women Voters of Nassau County, and the Long Island Civic Engagement Table.
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  CALL Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves at 516-571-6213 to demand action on redistricting reform! If you call during the day, they may ask your address and other information. If you call in the evening, you can leave a message. TELL THEM: “Hi, my name is ____________________. I’m calling to urge Presiding Officer Gonsalves to support...
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Useful models for independent redistricting commissions exist in several other jurisdictions, including in New York City, and outside of New York, in places including Arizona, California, and Austin, Texas. Click on the Locality below to view the details of its redistricting process. New York City Arizona Austin, TX California
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Most counties in New York State have limited powers and operate under the general provisions of the New York State County Law. But 21 of the state’s counties have adopted County Charters that establish broader home-rule powers and specific structures. The Nassau County United Redistricting Coalition reviewed the county legislature redistricting processes in all of...
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Redistricting Process: County level redistricting in Westchester is done expressly by the Legislature itself. Moreover, the Legislature is not compelled to undertake redistricting at all. The charter language reads: “The County Board shall, if necessary, after each decennial federal census…adopt a local law amending subsection 1 of this section to prescribe County Board district. Such...
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CSW58 will be held from March 10-21, 2014, at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The priority theme is “Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls.” The Commission will also evaluate progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from CSW55 in 2011 on “Access and participation of women...
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Like most local Leagues, LWV of Huntington held multiple Meet the Candidate nights during October; they also held an informational meeting on the local referendum on the ballot in November. The Election Services Committee of the LWV of Buffalo/Niagara serviced four Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) sites in October 2103. LWV of New Castle had a...
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As I watch the political candidates, I notice the electioneering is near totally centered on money issues. I presume the candidates believe the adage that “people vote their pocketbooks” and that is often true. At the Hewlett-Woodmere street fair I heard an elderly woman verify that was her only consideration. Money being her only consideration is...
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Posted on December 10, 2013  by admin Posted in Statements/Letters/Press Releases New Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Citizen-Led Redistricting in Nassau County: Long Island Civic Engagement Table, Good Government and Civil Rights Allies Release Poll Showing Clear Support for Reform to Nassau’s Contentious Redistricting Process After years of lawsuits and vocal community opposition to the legislative redistricting process in Nassau...
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