Freedom to Vote Act Daily Action: Ban Partisan Gerrymandering

ymanderDuring this week’s Senate recess, we’re joining with people all over the country in a coordinated #TimeToAct Week of Action, to call attention to the urgency of changing the filibuster and passing the Freedom to Vote Act now. Day 4: Ban Partisan Gerrymandering Today’s action focuses on something North Carolinians are all too familiar with:…

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Join the ‘Freedom to Vote’ Week of Action

Every day this week we’ll take some action to support the Freedom to Vote Act and call attention to the urgency of getting it passed when the Senate returns from recess. Actions WHAT: Any or all of these tactics will make a difference. Most only take a few minutes. So do what you can –…

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Redistricting: NCGA Virtual Public Hearing on Draft Maps

North Carolinians made it clear during recent public hearings that we want an end to partisan gerrymandering and for our communities to be kept together as much as possible. The draft maps that were released last week show that Republican legislators chose to completely disregard voters’ concerns. The draft maps are not fair. They would…

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Redistricting: NCGA Public Hearing on Draft Maps

North Carolinians made it clear during recent public hearings that we want an end to partisan gerrymandering and for our communities to be kept together as much as possible. The draft maps that were released last week show that Republican legislators chose to completely disregard voters’ concerns. The draft maps are not fair. They would…

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URGENT: Act Now to Stop Gerrymandered Maps

Just a few days ago the Republican-led Redistricting Committee released some very bad gerrymandered maps for North Carolina’s Congressional Districts and State House and Senate Districts. These maps will likely be voted on within the next week. It is CRUCIAL that everyone submit public comments objecting to the proposed maps ASAP. Public comments become part…

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Redistricting: NCGA Virtual Public Hearing on Draft Maps

North Carolinians made it clear during recent public hearings that we want an end to partisan gerrymandering and for our communities to be kept together as much as possible. The draft maps that were released last week show that Republican legislators chose to completely disregard voters’ concerns. The draft maps are not fair. They would…

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Redistricting: NCGA Public Hearing on Draft Maps

North Carolinians made it clear during recent public hearings that we want an end to partisan gerrymandering and for our communities to be kept together as much as possible. The draft maps that were released last week show that Republican legislators chose to completely disregard voters’ concerns. The draft maps are not fair. They would…

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Peoples’ Hearing Map Testimony Training

Learn how to look at the proposed maps in your area and use that information to make public comment on how they would negatively or positively affect your community. Your public comments are necessary for the official record of how the various proposed maps would affect everyday people before they get voted into law. We…

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New Maps Are Now Being Drawn

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (October 8, 2021): The “official” map drawing process began this week at the NC General Assembly. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do right now to stand strong in the fight for Fair Maps. The Setup There are 2…

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Redistricting Resources

Elements of an effective public comment: Feasible Mappable: geographically specific – will you be able to look at the draft maps and say whether the did or did not include your input? Clear directive: specifies what you want them to do and why you want them to do it. Authentic: Written from the heart by a community…

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