Did you know that Massachusetts is the birthplace of gerrymandering? Congressman Seth Moulton details this history and encourages community involvement to ensure that the 2021 redistricting process is fair and transparent!
With Secretary of State William Galvin pressing to thwart a legislative effort to alter the traditional redistricting process, voting rights advocates said Wednesday they disagree with the Democrat when he suggests the reform is intended to give House incumbents an easier path to reelection. Read more from State House News Service.
Coalition applauds House passage of bill that would switch order of redistricting and reprecincting BOSTON – The Drawing Democracy Coalition today issued the following statement in response to the passage of An Act Relative to Reprecincting (H.3863) in the Massachusetts State House of Representatives. “The delayed release of the 2020 Census data has made redistricting more difficult, but H.3863 is a modest, common sense change that will make both redistricting and reprecincti
Redistricting season is heating up! Don’t forget that the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting will be holding a virtual hearing for residents of the Eighth Congressional District tomorrow, Tuesday June 8th, at 12 pm. If Congressman Stephen Lynch is your representative, this includes you! It’s not too late to sign up to testify or submit written testimony telling the story of your community and informing the committee about how you think the new maps should be drawn. You