Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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The League was a strong supporter of the Constitutional amendment on redistricting that was approved by voters in 2014. That amendment established an Independent Redistricting Commission (“IRC”) and adopted a ban on partisan gerrymandering. The IRC initially submitted a set of maps that were rejected by the Legislature. The Constitutional amendment required the IRC to...
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People Powered Fair Maps Jennifer Wilson, LWVNYS Deputy Director, Jennifer@lwvny.org, and Milly Czerwinski, LWVNYS Organizer, Milly@lwvny.org The redistricting process has been in full swing for over a month. Jennifer and Milly have finished their meetings with the local League redistricting delegates. Milly has been conducting individual meetings with the delegates who weren’t able to attend...
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On September 9, 2021, Members of the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission held a meeting. Author Nassau ILO View all posts
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On August 15th, members of the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission listened to comments from all New Yorkers.
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Our expert panelists discussed the status of New York State’s Redistricting Commission, how to engage in Unity Mapping, and how to involve community organizations in the redistricting process. Our guests include: Rosalind Gold, Chief Public Policy Officer for NALEO Educational Fund Jerry G. Vattamala Director, Democracy Program, Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund Jeff...
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