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 firstname.lastname@example.org