Resources

CEE is commited to ensuring that every American is empowered with the knowledge to educate themselves and others about the dangerous consequences of unfair redistricting and voter fraud.

Academic and Research Resources

 
 

All About redistricting Guide

This frequently cited guide provides comprehensive information about gerrymandering on the national and state-specific level. The site tracks current state and federal policies and litigation concerning redistricting around the country, as well as providing ways to get involved to end the practice.

Azavea

Azavea conducts advanced geospatial research for civic and social impact, including over a decade’s work on tracking and quantifying gerrymandering across the nation. Azavea created Cicero to track legislative boundaries and District Builder to help citizens engage with redistricting and make it a more public, collaborative process. Furthermore, the group has published a valuable series of papers that expands on the measures used to analyze legislative districts.

NYU Brennan center for justice

The Brennan Center supports reforming the redistricting process so that it is independent, transparent, and representative. Through clear background information, current research and analysis, and up-to-date litigation tracking, the Center is a leading academic resource to stay informed on issues concerning redistricting.

 

Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group (MGGG)

Launched by faculty of Tuft’s University,  MGGG is a team of mathematicians dedicated to studying applications of geometry and computing to the process of U.S. redistricting. The group has published cutting-edge research on mathematics and redistricting and serves as a valuable forum for collaboration between researchers in statistics, supercomputing, law and political science.

Princeton Gerrymandering project

This interactive guide to gerrymandering allows you to see how U.S. states perform on a range of gerrymander detection tests, including Lopsided Wins and Consistent Advantage in Congressional districts. You can use the map to tailor your tests, run your own, and see historical trends in each state.

 

Policy Sources and Organizations

 
 
 

Fairvote

FairVote is a nonpartisan nonprofit that champions electoral reforms at the local, state, and national level to give voters greater choice, a stronger voice, and a representative democracy that works for all Americans.

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

The NCSL is a bipartisan non government organization that works to Improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures. The Redistricting and Elections Standing Committee helps prepare legislatures and others for the redistricting cycle with comprehensive information on redistricting law, technology and process.

 

State-level citizen-led initiatives

Colorado - Fair Districts Colorado

A coalition of former and current elected officials, Fair Districts Colorado is campaigning for a series of ballot initiatives that would create an independent commission to draw Colorado’s congressional and state legislative lines

  Michigan -  Voters Not Politicians    This nonpartisan ballot committee has  proposed  a ballot initiative that would create a citizens’ redistricting commission to draw the state’s political boundaries.

Michigan - Voters Not Politicians

This nonpartisan ballot committee has proposed a ballot initiative that would create a citizens’ redistricting commission to draw the state’s political boundaries.

  Missouri-  Clean Missouri    Clean Missouri is a coalition campaigning for a 2018 ballot initiative for a constitutional amendment mandating the use of a new statistical model and nonpartisan expert to draw fair legislative district maps.

Missouri- Clean Missouri

Clean Missouri is a coalition campaigning for a 2018 ballot initiative for a constitutional amendment mandating the use of a new statistical model and nonpartisan expert to draw fair legislative district maps.

  Ohio -  The Fair Districts = Fair Elections Coalition    This coalition is gathering signatures for a constitutional amendment that would add congressional redistricting reform to the November 2018 ballot. The amendment would add congressional maps to the state redistricting commission’s duties. 

Ohio - The Fair Districts = Fair Elections Coalition

This coalition is gathering signatures for a constitutional amendment that would add congressional redistricting reform to the November 2018 ballot. The amendment would add congressional maps to the state redistricting commission’s duties. 

  Oregon -  Fair Redistricting Task Force    The Fair Redistricting Task force is a multi-partisan Redistricting Reform Task Force comprised of members from the Democratic, Republican, Independent, Libertarian, Pacific Green, and Progressive parties, as well as the League of Women Voters.

Oregon - Fair Redistricting Task Force

The Fair Redistricting Task force is a multi-partisan Redistricting Reform Task Force comprised of members from the Democratic, Republican, Independent, Libertarian, Pacific Green, and Progressive parties, as well as the League of Women Voters.

  Pennsylvania -  Fair Districts PA     This non-partisan citizens coalition is focused on amending the Pennsylvania Constitution to replace the current partisan redistricting process with an independent, impartial Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Pennsylvania - Fair Districts PA

This non-partisan citizens coalition is focused on amending the Pennsylvania Constitution to replace the current partisan redistricting process with an independent, impartial Citizens Redistricting Commission.

  Utah -  Better Boundaries    Created by the bipartisan group Utahns for Responsive Government, Better Boundaries is a ballot proposal campaigning and collecting signatures for the creation of an independent, advisory redistricting commission.

Utah - Better Boundaries

Created by the bipartisan group Utahns for Responsive Government, Better Boundaries is a ballot proposal campaigning and collecting signatures for the creation of an independent, advisory redistricting commission.