Tag: Redistricting

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Newsletter article Gary Zuckett May 25, 2022
Election Blues
May brings spring blooms and election postcards filling our mailboxes. Regardless, this mid-term primary should be noted for its dismal voter turnout of less than 23% of registered voters... More
Issues: ElectionsGOTVRedistrictingVoting Rights
Newsletter   December 13, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 13: Winter 2021
In this Winter 2021 edition of the Capital Eye: Winter is Coming - a 2021 Review & Goals for 2022 (pg 1), Legislative Forecast (pg 2), Health Care for All WV - Health Care Legislative Agenda (pg 4), WV for Democracy - Freedom to Vote Act (pg 5), WV New Jobs Coalition - Connecting with West Virginians (pg 6), Redistricting and Fair Maps - (pg 7), Our New Legislative and Congressional Maps: What New Districts Are You In? (pg 8), Share Your Health Care Stories (pg 9), We Need to Build Back Bolder (pg 10) More
Issues: Build Back BetterClimate ChangeDemocracyHealth CareHealthcareJobsRedistrictingVoting RightsWV Legislature
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 6, 2021
Where and How to View WV’s New Legislative and Congressional Maps
The new legislative and congressional maps can be viewed in various formats. The maps reflect the districts for elected offices beginning in the 2022 election. Which new districts are you in? More
Issues: ElectionsRedistrictingVoting
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 6, 2021
Redistricting: New Maps Reinforce Need for Reform
In October, the Legislature convened in special session to draw new boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. The outcome has only reinforced calls for establishing an independent redistricting commission rather than letting legislators draw the maps that govern their own elections. Additionally, with hyper-partisan legislative and congressional maps being adopted around the country it’s critical that we pass the Freedom to Vote Act to end partisan gerrymandering once and for all. More
Issues: DemocracyFair RepresentationRedistrictingVoting Rights
Action Alert Julie Archer October 12, 2021
Speak Out for Fair Districting: Public Hearing 10/13 @8AM
The Legislature has convened in special session to approve new boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. These maps will shape our lives and communities for the next decade and beyond. That’s why it’s important to come together to speak out on fair districting so that our communities are whole and have equal resources to meet our needs. There’s still time to provide input on the proposed maps and nobody knows our communities better than the people who live in them.  More
Issues: Fair RepresentationRedistricting
Newsletter article Julie Archer October 7, 2021
Fair Districting is About Accurate Representation and Keeping Our Communities Whole
With the Legislature expected to convene for a special session next week to approve new boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts, the House and Senate Redistricting Committees have started considering proposed maps that will shape our lives and communities for the next decade and beyond.  More
Issues: Redistricting
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett October 7, 2021
Build Back Bolder
As the Equinox passes and the leaves begin to turn, we’re looking back on a maxed out summer pushing for Democracy, Jobs Care and Climate around the state and in DC. More
Issues: Build Back BetterCare EconomyDemocracyHealth CareJobsRedistrictingVoting Rights
Action Alert   September 14, 2021
Speak Out on Fair Districting in WV! – Sign-up on 9/17
There’s still time to let legislators know that when it comes to our districts, we want a transparent process we can trust, where communities remain whole and where voters have an equal voice.  More
Issues: Fair RepresentationRedistrictingVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 13, 2021
Redistricting Public Hearing: Virtual – District 3
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – for residents of current WV Congressional District 3 (Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Greenbrier, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers, Wayne, Webster, and Wyoming Counties) More
Issues: DemocracyFair RepresentationRedistricting
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 13, 2021
Redistricting Public Hearing: Virtual – District 2
Tuesday, September 21, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – for residents of current WV Congressional District 2 (Berkeley, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, Hampshire, Hardy, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Morgan, Pendleton, Putnam, Randolph, Roane, Upshur, and Wirt Counties) More
Issues: DemocracyFair RepresentationRedistricting
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 13, 2021
Redistricting Public Hearing: Virtual – District 1
Monday, September 20, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – for residents of current WV Congressional District 1 (Barbour, Brooke, Doddridge, Gilmer, Grant, Hancock, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Mineral, Monongalia, Ohio, Pleasants, Preston, Ritchie, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Wetzel, and Wood Counties) More
Issues: DemocracyFair RepresentationRedistricting
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 23, 2021
WV Legislature’s Joint Committee on Redistricting to Host Public Hearings
Starting Tuesday, July 27th, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Redistricting will host a series of public hearings around the state to allow West Virginians to weigh in on the process of redrawing the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts. More
Issues: Fair CourtsRedistrictingVoting Rights