congressional redistricting

Congressional redistricting map sees first lawsuit, others possible

BY: - November 24, 2021

The first of what could be a few lawsuits challenging the Ohio congressional district maps was filed this week on behalf of Ohio voters. The Ohio Supreme Court has received a lawsuit from the National Redistricting Action Fund, on behalf of 12 Ohioans living in the cities of Trotwood, Cleveland Heights, Oxford, Warren and North […]

Ohio House approves congressional maps largely along party lines

BY: - November 19, 2021

The Ohio House has approved new congressional districts that will give Republican candidates a significant electoral advantage for the next four years. The map will only be in place for those two election cycles because not a single Democratic member voted for it. The map now heads for Gov. Mike DeWine’s desk. If DeWine signs […]

Ohio House Dems submit congressional redistricting maps

BY: - November 9, 2021

House Democrats have thrown their congressional redistricting maps in the ring, completing the partisan caucus proposals. State Reps. Richard Brown, D-Canal Winchester, and Tavia Galonski, D-Akron, submitted the maps on Friday as what they call “a more realistic vision for Ohio compared to the widely criticized House and Senate Republican maps.” “Democrats are offering a […]

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 […]