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ACTIONS AND HIGHLIGHTS

See the maps passed by the Ohio Redistricting Commission

Press Release

Letter to Gov. DeWine

Fair Districts Ohio Calls for a Veto of Substitute Senate Bill 258

November 18, 2021

Press Release

ACLU OF OHIO, LWV-OHIO, AND APRI LAUNCH LEGAL CHALLENGE OVER OHIO PARTISAN GERRYMANDERING

September 23, 2021

Letter to Legislators

*NEW*
Fair Districts Urges Mapmakers to Ensure Fair Mapmaking in Final 30 Days

October 28, 2021

Letter to Legislators

*NEW*
Fair Districts Urges Mapmakers to Ensure Fair Mapmaking in Final 30 Days

October 28, 2021

Press Release

ACLU OF OHIO, LWV-OHIO, AND APRI LAUNCH LEGAL CHALLENGE OVER OHIO PARTISAN GERRYMANDERING

September 23, 2021

Take Action

Fair Districts Ohio Expresses Frustration

over the Newly Approved Ohio House & Senate Districts

September 16, 2021

Press Release

Fair Districts Ohio Announces Winners of Congressional Mapping Competition

Press Release

FAIR DISTRICTS OHIO STATEMENT ON DEWINE CHOOSING TO ATTEND BENGALS PRACTICE OVER REDISTRICTING HEARINGS

August 23, 2021

Take Action

*NEW*
SIGN A PETITION 

Tell the General Assembly and the Ohio Redistricting Commission that Ohioans demand fair maps

August 4, 2021 

Take Action

*NEW*
FAITH LEADERS
SIGN-ON LETTER

If you are an ordained member of the clergy or religious leader, sign your name as a faith voice for Fair Maps

Sponsored by the Ohio Council of Churches

Press Release

With Census apportionment data released, Ohioans demand fair representation and transparent redistricting process

April 26, 2021 

Press Release

Fair Districts Ohio Opposes Redistricting Overreach

April 28, 2021 

Letter to Mapmakers

 Fair Districts sends letter Urging Specific Actions for Ohio's Legislators and Mapmakers to

Take Now to Prepare for Redistricting

April 5, 2021

Cleveland.com Opinion 

Ohioans must demand serious work to create fair state, congressional districts start now:
Fair Districts Catherine Turcer

August 4, 2021

Press Release

Fair Districts Calls on Mapmakers to Start Redistricting Work Now; Consider June Primary

April 5, 2021 

GENERAL COVERAGE

News Coverage

Will Republicans lose their super majorities in Ohio Statehouse? Gerrymandering reform makes that a real possibility

March 11, 2021

News Coverage

Redistricting Commission Adopts District Maps That Appear To Retain Republican Supermajority

Sept 9, 2021

News Coverage

Ohio leaders should heed Fair Districts coalition's advice on better redistricting

May 23, 2021 

News Coverage

Ohio to draw new political maps -- and it’s the most important decision in the next 10 years

March 5, 2021 

News Coverage

No backsliding on redistricting

April 20, 2021

News Coverage

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sues Biden Administration over U.S. Census delays

Feb 25, 2021

CENSUS COVERAGE

News Coverage

Ohio Senate Republicans abandon plan to ask voters to change redistricting deadlines

May 5, 2021 

News Coverage

Black Ohio Democrats oppose GOP proposal to change redistricting dates

April 28, 2021

News Coverage

Why using population estimates instead of census 2020 is a bad idea for drawing new congressional districts: Analysis

April 18, 2021

News Coverage

Advocates say Ohio should get the ball rolling on redistricting despite Census delay

April 5, 2021 

Blog Post

Census Timeline Changes: What’s the Impact for Ohio’s Redistricting Process?

Feb 17, 2021

News Coverage

Brennan Center:

How the Census Numbers Will Reshape the House

May 4, 2021

News Coverage

Voter groups: Start Ohio map-making despite Census data lag

April 5, 2021 

News Coverage

Despite Census delays, Ohio can take steps now to ensure public input in redistricting process

April 18, 2021

News Coverage

Federal judge nixes Ohio’s push for early redistricting data

March 24, 2021