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How my Facebook post sparked a citizen movement that defeated partisan gerrymandering in Michigan

21 Apr 2020

Katie Fahey, executive director of the People, a national nonprofit, describes how she led an effort to successfully overturn the long-criticized system of predetermining election results through carefully manipulated district boundaries.

Wisconsin citizens forced to choose between risking their health during a pandemic or losing their vote. Voting precincts in Milwaukee, a city of nearly 600,000 people, reduced from 180 locations to just five. Voting rights denied to 1.4 million Florida citizens even after 65% of voters expressed support for restoring those rights. Flint, Michigan, plagued by lead-contaminated water for six years.

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