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The Fair Districts Petition Drive

The Fair Districts petition drive has set a record pace for signatures, relative to other all-volunteer statewide petition drives in Ohio. The coalition still needs many more signatures, but people are willing. Consider circulating a petition book during upcoming holiday gatherings! E-mail if you would like info on how to get involved.


Meanwhile, the petition drive's progress has motivated state legislators to return to this issue, and they have formed a four-member working group. Two recent hearings heard an overwhelming message in favor of fair, bipartisan reform; Dem Club communications co-chair Matt Kuhns testified at one.


You can help by contacting members of the working group, and letting them know that you want a transparent redistricting process that requires bipartisan support for new maps. Contact:

State Representative Kirk Schuring (R-Canton)

State Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima)

State Rep Jack Cera (D-Bellaire)

State Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron)


You can write to all at: The Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus OH 43215

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