As long as we have single-member districts, it is inevitable that some group of people will be disadvantaged by the lines we draw, whether or not the line-drawers have sinister motives.
The beauty of multi-member districts is that they allow us to use what FairVote calls “fair representation voting."
~ Reihan Salam
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The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a 2014 District Court Ruling that found Ohio's law banning false statements in campaigns in violation of the First Amendment protecting free speech.Read More
by Austin Plier
Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-R) penned an OpEd in the New York Times today in support of the Voting Rights Act of 2015--of which he is a co-sponsor.Read More