Responding to population changes, legislators in Columbus will soon adjust the district boundaries on Ohio’s political maps. Partisan advantage has skewed our election outcomes for the last decade as a result of how the boundaries took shape in 2011. Will two new amendments aiming to curb partisan gerrymandering really make a difference this year? What is at […]
We are at a unique moment in Ohio history. The Fair School Funding bill has passed in the Ohio House. It is currently in the Senate and will be addressed as part of the budget process. This plan could actually put support for public education in its rightful place and make it possible for a […]
The Ohio Redistricting Commission has announced its first schedule of public hearings. Ten hearings at college campuses are scheduled all to take place the week of August 23rd, including August 25th in Zanesville. Fair Districts Ohio is calling on everyone who cares about fair maps to give testimony, submit testimony, or simply show up!
The League of Women Voters of Licking County is hosting a Zoom virtual lunch event with the Center for Disability Services. We will be learning from Regan Eveland, CEO of the Center for Disability Services and Leslie Amyx, CFO of Center for Disability Services about who the Center serves in our community, what services the […]
JOIN FAIR MAPS ADVOCATES FROM ACROSS THE STATE TO SHOW MAPMAKERS WE ARE WATCHING! Meet with legislators, take part in a group demonstration on the Ohio Statehouse lawn, and attend House or Senate committee hearings.
Behold the Gerry-Mander! A dreaded monster more fearsome than the Jabberwock. This political cartoon decrying the evils of gerrymandering comes from a Boston newspaper in 1812, yet more than two-hundred years later the practice remains a serious concern for American democracy. As Ohio begins its redistricting process following the 2020 census, join Laura Joseph of […]
The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters of Licking County, with the assistance of the Granville Sentinel, will jointly host two informational candidate forums on October 7 and October 12. The October 7 forum will focus on Granville School Board candidates. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. and will […]
The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters of Licking County, with the assistance of the Granville Sentinel, will jointly host two informational candidate forums on October 7 and October 12. The October 12th event will feature candidates for Granville Village Council and Granville Township Trustee. The forum will begin at […]
Etna Township Trustee & Southwest Licking School Board Candidate Forum Oct. 19 7-9 p.m. Watkins Memorial High School Cosponsored by Newark Advocate. Read more about the Advocate's endorsement policies.