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2014 Ballot Proposals

May 24, 2014 - Voters will find three ballot proposals on the 2014 general election ballot.

Citizens Union Calls Latfor Gerrymandered Maps The Inevitable Consequence Of A Politicized Process

February 2, 2012 - Draft maps manipulate population deviation to maximize majority power. Opportunity to elect districts falls short of creating a legislature reflecting the state's diversity. Good Government Group's testimony before LATFOR follows appearance in Albany criticizing LATFOR for unnecessarily dividing cities and counties and violating the state constitution's requirement for compact districts.

Citizens Union Calls For New Way On Redistricting Reform

September 21, 2011 - Urges state legislature to return to Albany for a special session to pass redistricting reform. New two-step proposal would involve acceptable reform in 2012 and constitutional amendment passage bringing about permanent reform.

ReShapeNY: A Statewide Campaign For Redistricting Reform Is Launched

March 14, 2011 - Nine distinguished New Yorkers lead call for change including Harry Wilson, Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, John Avlon, Gerry Benjamin, Grace Lyu-Volkhausen and Lillian Rodríguez López, and former elected officials from both parties - Robert Abrams, Ed Koch and Frank Padavan.
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