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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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2/2/2015 9:30:00 AM

Illinois takes exciting steps forward on voting rights

Guest commentary by Myrna PĂ©rez, Brennan Center for Justice

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12/23/2014 4:06:00 PM

Redistricting Reform Works

Voters have pushed successfully for independent, nonpartisan redistricting reforms that work.

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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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