Apportionment

Apportionment

Support apportionment of congressional districts and elected legislative bodies at all levels of government based substantially on population.

Making Democracy Work!
Event Date: 
Dec 3 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Pinconning Township Hall

The League of Women Voters of the Midland Area will hold a Making Democracy Work Town Hall style meeting on December 3.  Presenters will cover the Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Position

The League supports an open government that is representative, accountable, and responsive to all citizens.
LWV members rally at the Supreme Court

“This is a historic moment for our democracy here in Michigan,” Jocelyn Benson said at a press conference Thursday. “In order to ensure this process is truly citizen-led, citizens must lead it and be involved in it.”

You can now apply to be on the Michigan Redistricting Commission on the Secretary of State webpage. The application period runs through the end of May 2020.

United States Census 2020
Event Date: 
Nov 16 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Utica Public Library

Speaker:  Jerry Lord, PhD
                   Partnership Specialist, NYRCC-U.S. Census
 
News

If you didn't see League Links from the LWV - Michigan in your email today, here it is!

Event Date: 
Oct 15 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Ann Arbor Library - Westgate Branch

This LWV Ann Arbor Area public presentation covers what the 2020 Census is and why it matters.  It describes the What, Why, When, Who, Where and How of the census.

Bring a friend.

LWV Mendocino July 4 parade Census
Event Date: 
Jan 29 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Chelsea District Library

"The 2020 Census: Count Every Person. Once. In the Right Place"..

Research & Studies

Report of Gov. Tom Wolf's Redistricting Reform Commission, issued Aug. 29, 2019. LWVPA President Susan Carty was a member of the commission.

LWV Fair Maps Picture of Leaguers holding signs

Action Alerts

LWV is launching a new 50-state + DC campaign called the People Powered Fair Maps Campaign. All members are invited to tune into the LWVUS tele-town hall on Wednesday, September 4th at 6pm ET / 3pm PT to discuss the details of this campaign. Learn more about the campaign below and join us!