As you may remember – several months ago the Nevada League of Women Voters, in association with it’s connected organization, Fair Maps Nevada, was working to end Partisan Gerrymandering in Nevada. They wrote up a Constitutional Amendment and were mobilizing to gather Petition signatures.Continue reading “Necessity is the Mother of Invention”
So you know – the signature gathering process for the anti gerrymandering ballot initiative has been delayed again.
Fair Maps Nevada and the Nevada League of Women Voters, after already revising the original ballot measure’s description of effect, are now back in court appealing what appears to be another attempt to delay the signature gathering process.
They are hoping to prevail soon so that they can ramp up signature gathering and coordinate with RepresentUS.
Hopefully we will be announcing signature gathering training real soon.
You can read all about it here
Represent US has a system so that volunteers can make phone calls on their own schedule using an online tool called CallHub.
They have scripts and phone numbers. It is pretty easy and impactful
If you have not done it before there is a training this Sunday – February 23rd.
Go to this webpage for instructions on how to get trained.
If you have done it before just sign in your account at CallHub and the current campaigns should be right there for you to get going.
If you have friends who might want to help you can pass this along. There are some Social Media buttons just below.
Ending Partisan Gerrymandering is one of the major goals of Represent.US.
Gerrymandering is a process by which districts are formed, by political parties, for the express purpose of creating and maintaining a majority in a state.
In many states districts are drawn by the prevailing political party to give themselves an advantage.
At the Sierra Nevada Forum last night, besides me talking about RepresentUs, there were also talks about the 2020 Census, The Fair Maps Coalition’s Effort to Stop Partisan Gerrymandering and Civil Discourse at UNR.
I want to talk a bit about the Fair Maps Coalition’s Effort to stop Partisan Gerrymandering:Continue reading “Effort to Stop Partisan Gerrymandering in Nevada”