NC Bill Proposes Citizen-Led Redistricting Commission

Tuesday Press Conference: Lawmakers Propose Citizen-Led Redistricting Commission to End Gerrymandering in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina state senators and redistricting reform advocates on Tuesday will introduce legislation aimed at transforming the state’s voting maps, placing citizens at the center of the redistricting process.

The legislation would create a “gold standard” for reforming the current redistricting process and reining in a system that allows North Carolina lawmakers to handpick their voters.

WHAT: Press Conference on North Carolina Citizens Redistricting Commission Act

DATE:      10:00 AM Tuesday, April 2, 2019

WHO:       Senator Valerie Foushee (D-23rd District)
Senator Terry Van Duyn (D-49th District)
Senator Erica Smith (D-3rd District),
Jennifer Bremer, League of Women Voters NC
Tomas Lopez, Democracy North Carolina
La’Meshia Whittington-Kaminski, Friends of the Earth

WHERE:   Press Room (Legislative Building, Room 1427)
General Assembly 16 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Contact: La’Meshia Kaminski, (919) 793-8767 [email protected]

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