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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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AJC, credit MARK NIESSE

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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Citizen Mappers Fight for Fair Districts

“It’s ultimately about letting people speak for themselves and what districts they’d like to be in and if they feel they have fair access to …

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A vaccine being prepared at the Grant Chapel AME Church in Moultrie, Ga, organized through the Count Me In initiative, on Saturday. Credit Matthew Odom for The New York Times

‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic

The Count Me In initiative in Georgia — which was created by Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia Democratic candidate for governor — has taken a …

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Gerrymandering. Credit - Flapole.com & EpicTop10.com

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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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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21.08.11 Credit Evenlyn Hockstein, Washington Post News

Citizen Mappers Fight for Fair Districts

“It’s ultimately about letting people speak for themselves and what districts they’d like to be in and if they feel they have fair access to representation currently,” said Djemanesh Aneteneh, …

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A vaccine being prepared at the Grant Chapel AME Church in Moultrie, Ga, organized through the Count Me In initiative, on Saturday. Credit Matthew Odom for The New York Times News

‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic

The Count Me In initiative in Georgia — which was created by Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia Democratic candidate for governor — has taken a similar approach.

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Gerrymandering. Credit - Flapole.com & EpicTop10.com News

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, the Southern Poverty Law Center, …

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