IT’S TIME FOR
A FAIR REDISTRICTING PROCESS
IN NEW YORK


VOTE YES ON
PROP 1
NOVEMBER 4, 2014


This November 4, 2014 New Yorkers will vote on an amendment to the state constitution to reform the process by which congressional and state legislative district lines are drawn. For decades New Yorkers have been subjected to a redistricting process that has allowed legislators to draw their own district lines, giving way to partisan and self-interested goals and resulting in districts that divide neighborhoods, and bear little resemblance to actual communities.  We have the rare opportunity to change this by voting yes on Proposal 1. 5 REASONS TO VOTE YES
  • Today, Citizens Union issued the following statement regarding Judge McGrath’s ruling on Proposition 1 ballot language: “Nothing in this decision changes the substance of the amendment that bans partisan gerrymandering and creates a fair and impartial redistricting process.” “Proposition 1 offers New Yorkers the chance to vote for real reform in Albany. This amendment creates an open and fair redistricting process that works in the interests of New Yorkers by creating a commission that takes drawing lines for political advantage out of the … read more