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The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus

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Redistricting report focuses on essential principles

Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010

The League of Women Voters of the United States and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) today released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011.

With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts, including Metro Columbus League member and Ohio League Legislative Director Ann Henkener, to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census. 

The report includes four “Essential Principles on Redistricting” and model legislative language for greater transparency.

Read more: Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011