The League and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference "Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011." With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Joyce Foundation and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census.
as formulated at Pocantico Redistricting Conference July 2009
The statement below was agreed upon by attendees of the Pocantico Redistricting Conference on July 22-24, 2009. Additional organizations and individuals have signed on as well. All signatories are listed below. The essential principles are:
In an amicus curiae brief, the League asked the Supreme Court to protect fair voting districts by holding that the Voting Rights Act does not require a minority community's size to meet a rigid numerical quota.
LWVUS filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court that will determine the rights of minority voters in North Carolina. The brief urges the Court to hear the case which will review the Voting Rights Act in relation to a 2003 redistricting in North Carolina.
Americans deserve election systems that are free, fair and accessible for all eligible voters. The League works to modernize and streamline the voting process, promote transparent and accountable redistricting, and make it easier for all eligible citizens to participate in elections.