Ohio Bishops Support Issue 1: Congressional Redistricting

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The Ohio Conference of Catholic Bishops support State Issue 1 on the May 8th ballot.  Find a summary of their position here.

Issue 1 creates a bipartisan, public process for drawing Congressional districts and tries to give more transparency to the process of redistricting.  Issue 1 has bipartisan support in the state legislature.

“Legislative districts should be fairly established, facilitate active citizen participation, assure effective accountability and accessibility to both voters and elected officials, and ensure the common good of all in society. Issue 1 provides a prudentially viable process for achieving these goals.”   The Ohio Bishops

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Official Background and Arguments from the Ohio Secretary of State

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