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2022 City Council Redistricting

Following the decennial nationwide census, the New York City Charter mandates that the City Council and the Mayor appoint a…

Groups Criticize the Independent Redistricting Commission’s Failure to Approve a Single Set of Maps

January 3, 2022  - Groups Criticize the Independent Redistricting Commission’s Failure to Approve a Single Set of Maps: The League of Women Voters, Citizens Union, and Reinvent Albany have submitted the following letter to the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission following the Commission’s failure to approve a single set of redistricting maps for submission to the Legislature.

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.
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