Ohio redistricting

Ohio Redistricting Commission kicks off regional hearings

BY: - September 25, 2023

The Ohio redistricting commission met in Deer Creek State Park Friday to discuss the latest version of General Assembly district lines. The proposal, introduced by Sen. Rob McColley, R-Napoleon, would maintain durable supermajorities for the GOP in both chambers. The party’s advantage, according to GOP mapmakers themselves, would likely give them control of 62% of […]

Ohio Redistricting Commission selects GOP working map, sets public hearings

BY: - September 21, 2023

The Republican members of Ohio’s redistricting commission set aside their bickering long enough to introduce a new legislative map Wednesday. Despite objections from Democrats on the panel, Republicans adopted their plan as the commission’s working document. The maps’ partisan breakdowns are 62-37 GOP-to-Democratic in the Ohio House and 23-10 in the Senate. The commission briefly […]

Ohio Redistricting Commission set to meet Wednesday, Dems introduce legislative map

BY: - September 20, 2023

After idling for a week and facing a self-imposed deadline for new Statehouse district maps on Friday, Ohio’s Republican-led redistricting commission is getting ready to meet again Wednesday at 3 p.m. During that interlude other state leaders attempted to spur it to action. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost sent members a letter arguing a spat […]


Ohio Redistricting Commission descends into chaos and dysfunction on first day back

BY: - September 13, 2023

If Ohio politicians planned to show exactly why they deserve to be kicked out of the redistricting process entirely, they couldn’t have done a better job than the shameful display they put on Wednesday morning: They immediately descended into chaos and dysfunction after waiting more than 16 months to begin the process of drawing new […]

Proposed Ohio constitutional amendment seeks to end gerrymandering after legislature defied courts

BY: - August 15, 2023

Ohio’s redistricting and gerrymandering drama could come to an end under a newly-proposed constitutional amendment. The nonpartisan coalition Citizens Not Politicians has collected more than the 1,000 signatures they need to start the process of putting a constitutional amendment on the November 2024 ballot. In fact, just in a weekend, the group collected 7,300 from […]