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Athens Residents Want Fair Political Districts

Legislators have been told to save any correspondence on redistricting in anticipation of discovery. And a coalition of groups that includes Stacey Abrams’ Fair Count, …

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The Georgia State Capitol as viewed from the James H. 'Sloppy' Floyd Building, photo by Bob Andres at the AJC

Groups seek increase in language access to Georgia redistricting process

“There is so much about the process that is not designed to include everybody’s voices…” said Djemanesh Aneteneh, a redistricting coordinator with Fair Count.

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Tableau Foundation Teams Up With Fair Count, SEAP, to Make Data a Cornerstone of an Equitable Post-Pandemic Recovery

“Fair Count’s work building long-term power in historically marginalized communities is fueled by the demand for real justice and driven by the application of quality …

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VIDEO: Fair Count’s GA redistricting coordinators testify for language access in English, Spanish – June 30

Fair Count redistricting coordinators Djemanesh Aneteneh and Marijke Kylstra testify in favor of language access, in both English and Spanish, at the Joint Reapportionment Committee …

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VIDEO: Fair Count CEO Rebecca DeHart testifies at GA Capitol redistricting hearing – June 28, 2021

Fair Count CEO Rebecca DeHart testifies in favor of a transparent redistricting process that includes community voices at the Joint Reapportionment Committee public meeting at …

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Ga. lawmakers tee up battle to set political turf with decade shelf life

“Because of the time and timing of residency requirements in Georgia and the springtime qualifying, it may appear that the process needs to be rushed, …

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Redistricting in Georgia: Pleas for transparency, fairness dominate opening hearing

“It is crucial to a fair and functioning democracy that the process not cut out public participation,” Rebecca DeHart, CEO of the nonprofit Fair Count, …

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Georgians Voice Concerns During First Redistricting Town Hall

Residents from across Georgia addressed members of the legislative redistricting committees in an online town hall meeting Tuesday, calling for increased transparency in the process …

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The Georgia General Assembly will meet at the state Capitol later this year to draw new maps for legislative and congressional districts as part of the redistricting process. AJC/Bob Andres.

Groups work to educate Georgians on redistricting process

Groups such as Fair Count, Fair Districts and Common Cause Georgia say their goal is to inform and educate voters about the importance of the …

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GA Legislature Quietly Schedules First Redistricting Hearing While Ignoring Calls for Transparency

ATLANTA – Today, Georgia voting rights and fair redistricting advocates responded to the Georgia Senate Reapportionment and Redistricting and House Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committees …

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