February 15, 2018
Frankfort, KY – The League of Women Voters of Kentucky released a state report today Redistricting Kentucky: A Guidebook for Citizen Participation, defining the redistricting process and why it is an important issue for Kentucky. It also lays out the national League of Women Voters’ recommendations, how other states do their redistricting and makes recommendations for Kentucky and for its citizens in working to ensure a fair and open process.
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February 11, 2018
The League of Women Voters of Louisville will hold a press conference:
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 , 1:00 p.m.
Capitol Annex Room 125, Frankfort, KY
The League has prepared a report on redistricting to highlight concerns about redistricting in the state. Experiences with gerrymandering in Wisconsin, Maryland and North Carolina resulting in lawsuits, as well as the 2012 court challenge in Kentucky requiring a special session to corrective action, are cause for concern about future efforts in the Commonwealth. Members of the redistricting committee and board including president Wanda Lynch and author of the report, Susan Perkins Weston, will release the report and discuss goals for improving the process in the Commonwealth.
Media Advisory.redistricting report 2.8.2018