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Redistricting will happen after the 2020 census - which means the time is now to put fair redistricting standards into place.

Fair Districts New Jersey's Goals

An independent, representative commission that includes the voices of ordinary citizens in order to minimize partisanship and reduce political influence over the redistricting process.
Protection of the voting strength of New Jersey's diverse communities of color and various communities of interest by developing a set of clear line-drawing rules commissioners must follow.
Maximizing and prioritizing public input in redistricting by expanding the timeline for legislative map creation, increasing the number of public hearings and encouraging public participation.
Improving transparency and accountability to restore the public's trust in the system.
Ending prison-based gerrymandering.

What it will take:

In order to change the redistricting process we need an amendment to the New Jersey Constitution and supporting legislation. Since New Jersey does not have an initiative process that lets citizens place proposals on the ballot, we must work with the Legislature to put a reform question before voters. And once a fair redistricting policy gets to the voters, they tend to pass with widespread bipartisan approval.

This is not going to be an easy task, but we’re well on our way! Alongside our coalition partners, we’re drafting proposals and bills for the New Jersey Senate and Assembly to pass before the 2020 Census.

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A PROJECT BY
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NEW JERSEY
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