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Augusta residents learn to map communities’ invisible boundaries for legislative redistricting process

The maps created in the Fair Count file on Representable will be submitted to state legislators, giving people another way to make themselves heard. While …

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Democratic legislators in Gwinnett demand transparent redistricting

Areas with a high concentration of people of color make them prime spots for legislators to carve up, said Marijke Kylstra, a redistricting coordinator for …

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State leaders explain what redistricting means for Savannah

“It impacts the resources that our communities will see for the next ten years, and it impacts whether our elected officials are going to fairly …

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State lawmakers host redistricting town hall meeting

Members of Georgia’s Legislative Black Caucus and Fair Count are traveling around the state holding redistricting town hall meetings. Thursday night, they made a stop …

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Pleas for fairness meet political reality in Georgia redistricting

“I worry these hearings will be nothing,” Marijke Kylstra of the advocacy group Fair Count said at the Martinez meeting. “If people can’t comment on …

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In U.S. redistricting fight, citizens come armed with a new weapon: their own maps

More than 125 organizations have launched “mapping drives” using Representable, including Fair Count, which has been hosting “Mapping Mondays” workshops in Georgia with an emphasis …

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Georgia on Representable, showing some communities of interest across the state. Credit - Representable News

Augusta residents learn to map communities’ invisible boundaries for legislative redistricting process

The maps created in the Fair Count file on Representable will be submitted to state legislators, giving people another way to make themselves heard. While the maps are anonymous, people …

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State Rep. Jasmine Clark, D-Lilburn, asks representatives with Fair Count how to involve her constituents in the redistricting process. (Tyler Wilkins/Tyler.wilkins@ajc.com) News

Democratic legislators in Gwinnett demand transparent redistricting

Areas with a high concentration of people of color make them prime spots for legislators to carve up, said Marijke Kylstra, a redistricting coordinator for Fair Count.

Read More →
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State leaders explain what redistricting means for Savannah

“It impacts the resources that our communities will see for the next ten years, and it impacts whether our elected officials are going to fairly represent us,” said Marijke Kylstra, …

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State lawmakers host redistricting town hall meeting

Members of Georgia’s Legislative Black Caucus and Fair Count are traveling around the state holding redistricting town hall meetings. Thursday night, they made a stop in Savannah.

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Pleas for fairness meet political reality in Georgia redistricting

“I worry these hearings will be nothing,” Marijke Kylstra of the advocacy group Fair Count said at the Martinez meeting. “If people can’t comment on the maps once they’re drawn, …

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In U.S. redistricting fight, citizens come armed with a new weapon: their own maps

More than 125 organizations have launched “mapping drives” using Representable, including Fair Count, which has been hosting “Mapping Mondays” workshops in Georgia with an emphasis on reaching rural Black communities…

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