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
  • By Nick Reisman September 18, 2014 at 3:08 pm A memorandum from the good-government group Citizens Union released on Thursday argues that while much of the focus on yesterday’s court ruling calling on the state Board of Elections removed the word “independent” from the redistricting amendment ballot language, much of the proposal was upheld. The debate over the amendment, which would change the redistricting process ahead of the next round of new district mapping in 2022, would take the process … read more