Improving the quality of life in the Great Lakes region and across the country.

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Redistricting and Representation

Report examines redistricting in the Great Lakes region and offers a framework to improve the process.

 
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Democracy Program

Encouraging citizens to participate in our democracy by promoting campaign finance reform, ethical government, fair elections, and an independent judiciary.

 
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Redistricting

Gerrymandering – the drawing of districts to promote particular interests rather than the fair representation of citizens – is as old as the Republic. But new technologies have made it a fine art, reducing choice and competition in elections and undermining the public’s sense of the importance of voting. The Joyce Foundation has supported thoughtful efforts to address this problem through open and nonpartisan redistricting procedures

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11/13/2014 3:48:00 PM

5 Ways Redistricting Impacts Illinois Elections

No matter which party is in charge, redistricting limits voter choice, lacks transparency and puts special interests first.​

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10/30/2014 11:30:00 AM

Nearly 75% of Small Business Owners Support Political Reforms

Small Business Majority poll shows that small business owners support campaign finance reforms, want to improve electoral process overall.

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9/25/2014 4:15:00 PM

The Next Generation Sets Their Agenda

Young people in Illinois are telling lawmakers what issues matter to them.

 
 

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