ACLU Ohio

Court challengers push contempt charges against redistricting commission

BY: - April 27, 2022

Anti-gerrymandering groups are again asking the Ohio Supreme Court to determine if the Ohio Redistricting Commission should be held in contempt, and to force the commission to meet by the end of the week to redraw legislative maps. The ACLU, on behalf of several groups including the League of Women Voters of Ohio and the […]

Second congressional map lawsuit blasts ‘undue’ GOP advantage

BY: - December 2, 2021

Voter education and advocacy groups are the next to jump in to challenge Ohio’s new congressional district map, filing their challenge late Tuesday night that calls into question the constitutionality of the map, and criticizes the process as a whole. “Rather than reflecting voters’ actual preferences, Ohio’s newly enacted congressional map, like elections under gerrymandered […]

Redistricting deadlines have no ‘teeth,’ advocates pessimistic

BY: - October 19, 2021

With less than two weeks before the next congressional redistricting deadline, anti-gerrymandering groups are still in the dark on progress of the Ohio Redistricting Commission, and aren’t hopeful the deadline will be met. “Nobody has really been able to get an understanding of the calendar,” said J. Collin Marozzi, policy strategist for the ACLU of […]