The latest on how we’re working for more ethical, efficient government in Illinois.
My first time in Springfield
Let’s fix the foundations. Corruption is born when politicians rig districts through gerrymandering.
Tolley recommended the committee consider two proposals: halting the creation of new units of local government and streamlining administration and services among school districts.
When California removed political self-preservation from the map-making process, its independent citizens commission drew maps focused on voters and communities of interest.
Some pols want to preserve what gives them power and takes away yours. Are you willing to let it continue, or will you rise up for your right to cast a ballot that counts?
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan nailed it when she said partisan gerrymanders, and the court majority’s refusal to fix them, “debased and dishonored” our democracy by […]
With the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decisions, it becomes up to the Governor to reject of affirm gerrymandering here in Illinois
HB2541 civics for formerly incarcerated individuals Submitted on behalf of CHANGE Illinois, a nonpartisan, non-profit focused on achieving efficient, ethical and fair government and elections. […]
What the new administration can do to make our government more efficient and more representative
North Carolina and Maryland gerrymander cases give bipartisan look into how both parties rig the system
Upcoming cases illustrate that the stain of gerrymandering on our nation is bipartisan