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July 2018

Legal News - 'Michigan Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Redistrtcing Measure'

American Prospect - 'Q&A: Prospects for Redistricting Reform'

Legal News - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

WMUK - 'Redistricting Proposal Argued In Front Of Michigan Supreme Court'

Iron Mountain Daily News - 'Redistricting measure challenged in Michigan high court'

The Mining Journal - 'Court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

The Voting News - 'Michigan: State Supreme Court hears arguments over redistricting initiative'

A Beautiful Perspective - 'Inside the movement to end partisan gerrymandering in Michigan'

Legal News - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

WNMU - 'Redistricting proposal argued in front of Michigan Supreme Court'

CBS Detroit - 'Michigan High Court Hears Challenge to Redistricting Measure'

Michigan's Upper Source - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

WEMU - 'Redistricting Proposal Argued In Front Of Michigan Supreme Court'

WWJ - 'Gerrymandering Ballot Proposal Interview With Sam Levine'

Fox 2 - 'Michigan Supreme Court decides if voters will weigh in on redistricting'

Iosoco News - 'Michigan Supreme Court hears oral arguments over redistricting lawsuit'

Detroit Free Press - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

WWMT - 'Redistricting proposal heard by Michigan Supreme Court'

WGVU - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

WGVU - 'Redistricting proposal argued in front of Michigan Supreme Court'

WCMU - 'Redistricting proposal argued in front of Michigan Supreme Court'

CW 7 - 'Redistricting proposal heard by Michigan Supreme Court'

Michigan Radio - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

Michigan Watchdog - 'Michigan Supreme Court hears oral arguments over redistricting lawsuit'

NBC 25 - 'Redistricting proposal heard by Michigan Supreme Court'

WNEM - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

9 & 10 News - 'Michigan Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Redistricting Ballot Initiative'

Click On Detroit - 'Michigan's high court hears arguments over anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal'

News-Herald - 'Michigan Supreme Court hears oral arguments over redistricting lawsuit'

Fox 2 - 'Michigan Supreme Court decides if voters will weigh in on redistricting'

Fox 66 - 'Redistricting proposal heard by Michigan Supreme Court'

WWJ - 'Michigan Supreme Court Considers Anti-Gerrymandering Proposal'

MI News 26 - 'MI Supreme Court to Determine If Redistricting Amendment Will Be On Ballot'

California Friends of the African-American Caucus - 'Michigan Supreme Court Weighs Allowing Vote On Gerrymandering Reform'

WILX - 'State Supreme Court holds meeting on redistricting case'

Bridge Magazine - 'Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments on redistricting ballot measure'

My Plainview - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

Pride Source - 'Fight to Keep Redistricting Proposal on Ballot at Supreme Court'

WSJM - 'Anti-Gerrymandering Proposal Argued Before State Supreme Court'

Arab American News - 'Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments over anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal'

Daily Press - 'Voters Not Politicians rally in front of Michigan Hall of Justice in Lansing'

Daily Press - 'Hundreds gather to protest gerrymandering, demand redistricting reform'

Huffington Post - 'Michigan Supreme Court Weighs Allowing Vote On Gerrymandering Reform'

MLive - 'Fate of independent redistricting ballot proposal in hands of Michigan Supreme Court'

The Detroit News - 'Foes urge Michigan Supreme Court to keep redistricting proposal off ballot'

WXYZ - 'MI Supreme Court hears oral arguments on gerrymandering case'

WZZM - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

WGTK - 'Michigan high court hears challenge to redistricting measure'

NBC 25 - 'Gerrymandering creator's birthday celebrated by those who want to end it'

Detriot Free Press - 'Michigan Supreme Court to hear arguments on plan to fight gerrymandering'

Crains Detroit Business - 'Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments on redistricting ballot proposal'

WLNS - 'UPDATE: Michigan Supreme Court hears "gerrymandering" arguments'

Bridge Magazine - 'Opinion | Don’t insult Michigan voters, let them vote on redistricting'

Click On Detroit - 'Michigan's high court to hear arguments over anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal'

Legal News - 'Voters Not Politicians to rally outside Michigan Hall of Justice'

Legal News - 'Rally Scheduled at Supreme Court'

Detroit Metro Times - 'Supreme Court justices to hear anti-gerrymandering case may have conflict of interest'

MLive - 'These are the ballot initiatives voters might see in November 2018'

The Detroit News - 'GOP justices weigh fate of redistricting plan'

Epeak - 'The States Are Now the Best Route to Gerrymandering Reform'

WNMU - 'Redistricting ballot proposal headed to state Supreme Court this week'

The Detroit News - 'Election 2018: A look at the anti-gerrymandering amendment facing Michigan voters'

Bridge - 'California’s redistricting commission has some free advice for Michigan'

The American Prospect - 'The States Are Now the Best Route to Gerrymandering Reform'

Michigan Radio - 'Redistricting Ballot Proposal Headed To Michigan Supreme Court This Week'

WHMI - 'Town Hall Event To Focus On Proposed Redistricting Reform'

Michigan Radio - 'Should state Supreme Court justices recuse themselves from gerrymandering case?'

Manistee News - 'BRIAN DICKERSON: GOP justices face tough choice in gerrymandering case'

Iosco News - 'Michigan Chamber of Commerce fights to remove anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative'

Times Herald - 'Michigan Chamber of Commerce fights to remove anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative'

Detroit Free Press - 'GOP justices face tough choice in gerrymandering case'

The Mining Journal - 'Voters Not Politicians group addresses county board'

Legal News - 'Michigan Justices Will Settle Redistricting Dispute'

Michigan Organizer - 'Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Hamburg'

Our Weekly Los Angeles - 'Michigan Supreme Court to make decision on gerrymandering reform on state ballot'

Moody on the Market - 'League of Women Voters Will Hold Redistricting Forum in St. Joesph'

Politico Magazine - 'State Aren't Waiting for the Supreme Court to Solve Gerrymandering'

U.S. News - 'State Supreme Court Will Settle Redistricting Ballot Dispute'

Fox 17 - 'Michigan Supreme Court coming back to settle redistricting dispute'

Ionia Sentinel Standard - 'State Supreme Court Will Settle Redistricting Ballot Dispute'

Michigan Radio - 'Michigan Supreme Court will consider redistricting ballot proposal'

Fox 47 - 'Michigan Supreme Court to hear arguments on proposal to end gerrymandering'

MLive - 'Challenge to redistricting ballot proposal to be heard by Supreme Court'

Huffington Post - 'Michigan Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of Gerrymandering Reform Ballot Measure'

Bridge Magazine - 'Michigan Supreme Court will decide redistricting battle'

Detroit News - 'Michigan High Court to hear arguments over redistricting proposal'

WXYZ - 'Michigan Supreme Court to hear arguments on proposal to end gerrymandering'

WDET - 'MichMash: Are You Cool With Just 20 Percent of Eligible Voters Deciding Who Represents You?'

Metro Times - 'New metrics quantify Michigan's extreme gerrymandering problem'

Democratic Underground - 'Michigan High Court to hear arguments over redistricting proposal'

E Peak - 'Michigan Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of Gerrymandering Reform Ballot Measure'

WGVU - 'The Michigan Supreme Court will consider the redistricting ballot proposal'

Click On Detroit - 'Follow the money: Fight over Michigan ballot proposal reveals potential conflict of interest'

Detroit News - 'Political Insider: Schwarzenegger backs plan to 'terminate gerrymandering''

Holland Sentinel - 'Letter: Schuette should stay out of redistricting issue'

World Blogs - 'Schwarzenegger slams Michigan GOP over gerrymandering tweet'

MLIVE - 'Schwarzenegger criticizes Michigan Republican Party over redistricting tweet'

Detroit Metro Times - 'Schwarzenegger slams Michigan GOP over gerrymandering tweet'

Deadline Detroit - 'Schwarzenegger vs. Michigan GOP: 'Try Harder Next Time, and Don't Mislead''

IVN - 'Florida Reformers Launch Petition Drive to Get Nonpartisan Primaries on the 2020 Ballot'

The Hill - 'Schwarzenegger takes hit at Michigan GOP for using incorrect map to 'mislead people''

Newstime - 'How states can solve America's redistricting mess'

Michigan Radio - 'Report quantifies Michigan's very real gerrymandering problem'

Bloomberg - 'How to Solve the Redistricting Mess'


 

June 2018

MLive - 'Arnold Schwarzenegger supports Michigan group's goal to 'terminate gerrymandering''

Northern Express - 'Drawing the Line on Corruption'

WDET - 'Here’s How You Can Influence The Drawing of District Lines in Michigan'

The Green Spotlight - 'Voting and Election Resources, 2018'

WDET - 'Was Racism Involved in the Drawing of Michigan’s Congressional Districts?'

WNMU - 'Voters Not Politicians say Schuette brief “doesn’t raise any new issues”'

We Love Dexter - 'Michigan Anti-Gerrymandering Proposal Set For November Ballot … (Almost)'

WEMU - 'Voters Not Politicians Say Schuette Brief 'Doesn't Raise Any Issues''

Michigan Radio - 'Redistricting group: Schuette brief “doesn’t raise any new issues”'

WKAR - 'Voters Not Politicians Say Schuette Brief 'Doesn't Raise Any Issues''

WGVU - 'Voters Not Politicians Say Schuette Brief 'Doesn't Raise Any Issues''

Michigan Association of School Boards - 'State Board of Canvassers Places Redistricting Proposal on the Ballot'

The Sun Times News - 'Voter Suppression And Gerrymandering, A Coffee And Conversation At St. James Episcopal Church'

Pride Source - 'Campaign to End Partisan Gerrymandering Hits Major Milestone'

WDET - 'Michigan IS Gerrymandered, New Study Concludes'

UP Matters - 'Group working to give voters redistricting rights'

Tri County Times - 'Gerrymandering – Part III'

WDET - 'LIVE STREAM: Policy Meets the People - The Redistricting Issue Special'

The Mining Journal - 'Redistricting forum Tuesday'

The American Prospect - 'Can Open Data Save Redistricting Reform?'

WDET - 'Policy Meets the People: Introducing the Issue of Gerrymandering'

WDET - 'Redistricting 101: Your District, Your Politicians, But Does Your Vote Matter?'

WDET - 'Voters Not Politicians: The Pros'

WDET - 'Does Michigan Have a District that Looks Like Homer Simpson? You Be the Judge'

WDET - 'Who Should Draw Michigan’s Political Maps? Voters May Decide'

Detroit Free Press - 'It's up to voters to fix Michigan's rigged electoral system'

Record Eagle - 'Editorial: Voters deserve control over state redistricting process'

Tri County Times - 'Anti-gerrymandering bill on November ballot'

GRBJ - 'Court orders re-districting measure go on ballot'

The Journal Gazette - 'Drawing the line'

Grand Rapids Business Journal - 'Court orders re-districting measure go on ballot'

Legal News - 'Michigan Board Approve Redistricting Measure for Ballot'

Daily Kos - 'Michigan approves anti-gerrymandering ballot measure for November ballot'

Michigan Radio - 'Redistricting Proposal Placed On Michigan's November Ballot'

WNMU - 'Redistricting proposal placed on November ballot'

Wausu Daily Herald - 'Supreme Court decision doesn't change gerrymandering issue. Here's what you need to know.'

WMUK - 'Redistricting Proposal Placed On November Ballot'

WEMU - 'Redistricting Proposal Placed On November Ballot'

Bridge - 'Opinion | Challenge to Michigan redistricting initiative show need for reform'

EPeak - 'Michigan Officials Approve Gerrymandering Reform Measure for 2018 Ballot'

Huffington Post - 'Michigan Officials Approve Gerrymandering Reform Measure For 2018 Ballot'

The Journal Gazette - 'Michigan might redraw districts'

AP - 'Michigan board approves redistricting measure for ballot'

WNEM - 'Michigan board approves redistricting measure for ballot'

Detroit Informer - 'Redistricting proposal headed to Michigan’s November ballot'

Auto Breaking News - 'Redistricting proposal headed to Michigan’s November ballot'

Upper Michigan's Source - 'Proposal to end gerrymandering in Michigan headed to November vote'

WOOD TV - 'Proposal to end gerrymandering heads to ballot'

WILX - 'UPDATE: Board of Canvassers puts redistricting proposal on the November ballot'

9 & 10 News - 'Michigan Elections Board Approves Redistricting Ballot Initiative'

Hastings Tribune - 'Michigan board approves redistricting measure for ballot'

The Washington Post - 'Nonpartisan-redistricting measure makes Michigan ballot'

Bridge - 'Redistricting proposal to appear on Michigan ballot, only Supreme Court in way'

Talking Points Memo - 'After Long Fight, Anti-Gerrymandering Initiative Gets On Ballot In Michigan'

Metro Times - 'Michigan approves anti-gerrymandering proposal for November ballot'

Detroit News - 'Redistricting proposal headed to Michigan's November ballot'

The Hill - 'Redistricting measure makes Michigan ballot'

FOX 47 - 'Proposal to end gerrymandering in Michigan will be on November ballot'

WXYZ - 'Proposal to end gerrymandering in Michigan will be on November ballot'

MLive - 'Independent redistricting proposal to appear on November 2018 ballot'

WGVU - 'Gerrymandering vote to be set by Board of State Canvassers'

Bridge - 'A Supreme Court challenge could be next for Michigan redistricting proposal'

Up North Live - 'Michigan board set to OK redistricting measure for ballot'

WSBT 22 - 'Michigan board set to approve redistricting measure for ballot'

WILX News 10 - 'Michigan board set to OK redistricting measure for ballot'

The Modesto Bee - 'Michigan board set to OK redistricting measure for ballot'

Click on Detroit - 'Michigan elections board set to OK anti-gerrymandering measure for November ballot'

WVGU - 'Michigan board set to OK redistricting measure for ballot'

WTHI - 'Three reasons to celebrate supreme court on gerrymandering'

The Washington Post - 'On gerrymandering, the Supreme Court decides . . . not to decide'

WMUK - 'Michigan's Initiative Process Called "Ripe For Reform"'

WVIK - 'State board to take up redistricting ballot question this week'

UPI - 'Supreme Court opts not to decide gerrymandering cases'

Lansing State Journal - 'Supreme Court punts on two cases regarding partisan election districts'

Tusla World - 'Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states'

Polotics Central - 'Supreme Court indecision may help Michigan anti-gerrymandering proposal'

CNN - 'Three reasons to celebrate supreme court on gerrymandering'

Washington Post - 'On gerrymandering, the Supreme Court decides . . . not to decide'

The Daily Item - 'Advance redistricting reform to election ballot'

Michigan Radio - 'State board to take up redistricting ballot question this week'

Carpe Diem - 'Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Farmington Hills'

News Herald - 'Pollution contamination, gerrymandering and the Electoral College ought to concern Downriver residents'

WNMU-FM - 'MI Supreme Court asked to block redistricting overhaul'

Detroit Metro Times - 'Group asks Michigan Supreme Court to block gerrymandering ballot initiative'

WEMU - 'Michigan Supreme Court Asked To Block Redistricting Overhaul'

NBC 25 - 'Anti-gerrymandering group continues fight for independent panel'

The Boston Globe - 'Voters are taking on the challenge to make elections more fair'

Detroit Deadline Politics - 'Brian MacKenzie: Can Judges Decide Gerrymandering Ballot Issue Without Bias?'

Michigan Radio - 'Update: Group opposed to redistricting ballot asks MI Supreme Court for ruling'

Talking Points Memo - 'Michigan Conservatives Ask Court To Allow Them To Keep Gerrymandering'

Legal News - 'Redistricting measure to go on ballot, court says'

NPR WVIK - 'MI Supreme Court to decide on redistricting ballot question'

The Blade - 'Monroe town hall advocates redistricting reform'

Michigan Radio - 'MI Supreme Court to decide on redistricting ballot question'

Joe. My. God. - 'MICHIGAN: Anti-Gerrymandering Law To Go On Ballot'

FOX 47 News - 'The Michigan Court of Appeals orders redistricting proposal to be placed on the November ballot'

WTVB - 'The rush is on in Lansing'

MPN News - 'Partisan Gerrymandering May Soon Be Unconstitutional'

Election Law Blog - 'Michigan Appeals Court Rejects Attempt to Keep Redistricting Commission Ballot Measure Off November Ballot'

The Mining Journal - 'Court orders redistricting measure to go on ballot'

Bridge Magazine - 'Michigan justices backed by opponents of redistricting proposal may decide its fate'

Bridge Magazine - 'Michigan redistricting proposal should be on November ballot, court rules'

Detroit Metro Times - 'Court rules Michigan anti-gerrymandering initiative can go on November's ballot'

MLIVE - 'Marijuana, redistricting & what else could make the ballot on this week's political roundup'

WIN 98.5 - 'The rush is on in Lansing'

WMNU-FM - 'Redistricting initiative has path to the November ballot'

Morning Sun Letters - 'Take the politics out of legislative district drawing'

Click On Detroit - 'Michigan court orders anti-political gerrymandering measure to go on November ballot'

WSBT - 'Michigan court orders redistricting measure to go on ballot'

The Miami Herald - 'Michigan court orders redistricting measure to go on ballot'

Michigan Radio - 'Appeals court says redistricting proposal will go on November ballot'

US News - 'Michigan Court Orders Redistricting Measure to Go on Ballot'

The Seattle Times - 'Michigan court orders redistricting measure to go on ballot'

Detroit Free Press - 'Michigan Court of Appeals: Redistricting measure to go on ballot'

MLIVE - 'Court of Appeals says independent redistricting proposal can go to ballot'

The Detroit News - 'Court: Anti-gerrymandering issue fit for Michigan ballot'

The Ballenger Report - 'Michigan Supreme Court Likely to Decide Whether VNP Proposal Is Allowed on Statewide Ballot'

Midland Daily News - 'Reader's view: Ballot proposal will help all votes count'



May 2018

Mic - 'The Supreme Court and state votes on gerrymandering could shape the 2020 election'

City Pulse - 'Look what statewide initiatives are coming to the ballot'

WSGW - 'Voters Seek Support For New Redistricting Initiative'

Salon - 'Supreme Court to rule soon on partisan gerrymander cases: Last, best chance for fair elections?'

Michigan Radio - 'Redistricting drive asks judge to order state board to do its job'

Grand Rapids Business Journal - 'Letter: Current redistricting system is broken'

WEMU - 'The State Of Politics: Petition Drive Updates And Progress On The Michigan Budget'

Metro Times - 'Ex-GOP Congressman says he regrets supporting gerrymandering as 'blue wave' looms'

Detroit News - 'Redistricting group has signatures, still fighting to make ballot'

Detroit Free Press - 'I voted for gerrymandered political districts and I regret it'

Huron Daily Tribune - 'Reader: Give the power to the people'

WNMU-FM - 'Bureau says redistricting ballot drive has enough signatures'

9&10 News - 'Michigan Elections Bureau: Redistricting Ballot Drive Has Enough Signatures'

Click On Detroit - 'Michigan elections bureau: Anti-gerrymandering ballot drive has enough signatures'

U.S. News & World Report - 'Bureau Says Redistricting Ballot Drive Has Enough Signatures'

The New York Times - 'Young People Keep Marching After Parkland, This Time to Register to Vote'

Midland Daily News - 'Reader's view: Ballot issue will help us make voting fair'

Deadline Detroit - 'Brian MacKenzie: Look Who Wants to Block a Statewide Gerrymandering Vote'

The Herald Palladium - 'Michigan elections: Standing room only'

Petoskey News-Review - 'Letter — Enbridge should stay of of our elections'

WXYZ - 'Group hoping to end gerrymandering in Michigan faces challenges while waiting for approval'

Detroit Free Press - 'Kaffer: Enbridge Oil and the Case of the Dark-money Coincidence'

Michigan Radio - 'Auchter's Art: Advocates for impartial redistricting face surprising opposition'

Holland Sentinel - 'Letter: Chamber trying to block anti-gerrymandering efforts'

Click On Detroit - 'Survey: 61 percent support legalizing pot in Michigan; 53 percent favor anti-gerrymandering measure'

Manistee News - 'Independent redistricting backers ask board for certification as challenges linger'

MLive.com - 'Independent redistricting backers ask board for certification as challenges linger'

Daily Kos - 'Next up in the fight against gerrymandering: Michigan'

Detro Metro Times - 'How Michigan destroyed faith in democracy'

Talking Points Memo - 'Ohio Voters Pass Anti-Gerrymandering Reform By Huge Margin'

Petoskey News-Review - 'Did funds from Enbridge aid redistricting proposal's opposition?'

The Hill - 'Ohio voters pass redistricting reform initiative'

Detroit Free Press - 'Enbridge pipes political money to Michigan Chamber's effort to fight ballot initiatives'

Detroit Metro Times - 'Enbridge emerges as Michigan anti-gerrymandering proposal's latest foe'

Lansing State Journal - 'Enbridge pipes political money to Michigan Chamber's effort to fight ballot initiatives'

Talking Points Memo - 'Republicans Make Moves To Crush Gerrymandering Reform'

Traverse City Record Eagle - 'Jack Lessenberry: Effort to stop gerrymandering faces challenges'

Michigan Radio - 'Do we need baby boxes?'

Crains Detroit - 'Twenty in Their 20s – Katie Fahey'

Toledo Blade - 'Michiganders stand up against partisan gerrymandering'

Spartan News Room - 'Creative writing: Michigan eyes an end to gerrymandering'

Metro Times - 'Michigan Chamber of Commerce fights anti-gerrymandering proposal, marijuana legalization'



April 2018

Michigan Radio - 'The need to trust government'

WNMU-FM - 'Challenge filed to keep redistricting proposal off ballot'

Legal News - 'Group challenges state redistricting ballot initiative'

Click On Detroit - 'Group challenges Michigan anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative'

WNEM TV 5 - 'Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative'

The Huffington Post - 'Conservative Group Moves To Block Michigan Gerrymandering Reform'

WKAR - 'Challenge Filed To Keep Redistricting Proposal Off Ballot'

WGVU News - 'Challenge filed to keep redistricting proposal off ballot'

The Detroit News - 'Group fights anti-gerrymandering plan in court'

WKAR - 'Group Challenges Michigan Redistricting Ballot Initiative'

MLive.com - 'Group challenges Michigan redistricting ballot initiative'

Oakland County Times - 'Professor’s Presentation Sheds Light on Gerrymandering'

The Peninsula - 'Citizens Research Council researches divide between Michigan’s urban and rural mindsets'

Bridge Michigan - 'Optimism grows that Michigan voters will decide pot, redistricting questions'

EPeak - 'The Citizens' Cure for Legislative Gridlock'

The Atlantic - 'American Voters Are Turning to Direct Democracy'

Talking Points Memo - 'Voters Take The Wheel On Fixing Gerrymandering'

Holland Sentinel - 'Letter: Citizens can make leaders do the right thing'

Metro Times - 'You do know we are falling apart, yes?'

Central Michigan Life - 'Panelists talk redistricting at Spring 2018 Griffin Policy Forum'

Traverse City Record Eagle - 'Jack Lessenberry: Michiganders need a reason to trust government'

Detroit News - '3 delayed ballot initiatives poised to advance'

Toledo Blade - 'Michigan government must earn back trust'

Escanaba Daily Press - 'League advocates redistricting reform'



March 2018

Macomb Daily - 'Town hall meetings to discuss gerrymandering, redistricting ballot proposal'

Aquinas College - 'AQ Alum Creating Change for Michigan Voters'

Bridge Magazine - 'Why don’t Michiganders trust government? Let’s count the ways.'

The Pickle - 'Voters, Not Politicians: The Fight to End Partisan Gerrymandering Wages On [Podcast]



February 2018

ABC 13 - 'Ohio, Michigan have plans to revise district maps'

AP News - 'Redistricting emerges as key legislative priority'

Political News - 'How Voters Not Politicians aims to end gerrymandering in Michigan'

Rapid Growth Media - 'A line in the sand: How Voters Not Politicians aims to end gerrymandering in Michigan'

Macomb County Legal News - 'Redistricting panel members share experiences'

Traverse City Record Eagle - 'Jack Lessenberry: It's time for Michigan to restructure election rules'

Political News - 'Reformers, civic groups take action following historic summit'

Michigan Radio - '“The cause is a just one.” Former Republican congressman joins non-partisan redistricting effort'

Detroit Legal News - 'Schwarz joins board of Voters Not Politicians'

Battle Creek Enquirer - 'Former U.S. Rep. Joe Schwarz joins Voters Not Politicians board of directors'

Metro Times - 'Former Republican U.S. Representative joins Michigan anti-gerrymandering effort'

Grand Rapids Legal News - 'California redistricting commissioners share their experiences across Michigan'

Washington Post - 'Finding the map to lead Congress out of dysfunction'



January 2018

Michigan Radio - 'Republican member of California’s redistricting commission says it’s a “clear success”'

Metro Times - 'What the latest federal court rulings on gerrymandering mean for Michigan'

Michigan Radio - 'What political pundits are watching in election year 2018'

New York Times - 'Putting the Voters in Charge of Fair Voting'

Two Broads Talking Politics - 'TBTP, Episode 29: Voters Not Politicians'

Midland Daily News - 'LWV to discuss redistricting at Monday meeting'

Alpena News - 'What will drive the off-year elections?'

WMUK - 'WSW: Will 2018 Be Another "Wave" Election In Michigan?'

Detroit Free Press - '2018 election cycle promises plenty of fresh faces in state offices, ballot proposal bonanza'

The Young Turks - 'The Young Turks LIVE! 01.02.18'



December 2017

Dome Magazine - 'The War Over Gerrymandering Has Just Begun'

MLive - 'How two different groups are trying to upend Michigan's redistricting process'

Detroit News - 'Federal judge orders panel to hear gerrymandering case'

News & Record - 'Doug Clark: Congressional seats belong to the people, not to parties'

Holland Sentinel - 'Gerrymander petition is a good example of engagement, grassroots democracy'

Detroit News - 'Redistricting reform puts residents in charge'

DIY Democracy - 'Putting gerrymandering on the ballot'

Detroit Free Press - 'Dickerson: Are gerrymandering's days numbered in Michigan?'

The Young Turks - 'Gerrymandering Reform Poised For Win?'

TriCounty Times - 'End of gerrymandering in Michigan?'

Michigan Radio - 'In 2018, Michigan will choose new leaders to deal with old problems'

Arab American News - 'Initiative to end partisan gerrymandering turns in more than 425,000 signatures'

Marquette Mining Journal - 'Voters should get to weigh in on gerrymandering'

Lansing State Journal - 'Gerrymander petition is a good example of engagement, grassroots democracy'

Holland Sentinel - 'Anti-gerrymandering group turns signatures into the state'

Legal News - 'Signatures submitted for redistricting initiative'

The Hill - 'Michigan redistricting initiative likely headed for ballot'

WTVB - 'Volunteer group delivers petitions to SOS'

Newburgh Gazette - 'Effort to Change Gerrymandering Rules Moves Forward'

The Monroe News - 'Anti-gerrymandering petition signatures sent to state office'

Upper Michigan Source - 'Petitions submitted for Michigan redistricting ballot drive'

Michigan Radio - 'The fight against gerrymandering faces its next obstacle'

WCMU - 'Redistricting drive a step closer to 2018 ballot'

9 & 10 News - 'Effort to Change Gerrymandering Rules Moves Forward'

Deadline Detroit - 'Retired Judge: Why Gerrymandering Ballot Initiative Faces Legal Battle'

Click On Detroit - 'Petitions submitted for redistricting political maps in Michigan'

WWMT - 'Nonpartisan group turns in signatures seeking to end gerrymandering in Michigan'

San Fransisco Chronicle - 'Signatures submitted for Michigan redistricting initiative'

WKAR - 'Redistricting Drive A Step Closer To 2018'

WILX - 'Anti-gerrymandering petitions submitted'

WLNS - 'Skubick: Petitions to put gerrymandering rule revisions on ballot turned in to state'

Battle Creek Enquirer - 'Anti-gerrymander group turns in signatures to get on Nov. ballot in Michigan'

Detroit Free Press - 'Anti-gerrymander group turns in signatures to get on Nov. ballot in Michigan'

Seattle Times - 'Signatures submitted for Michigan redistricting initiative'

MLive - 'Group behind independent redistricting ballot petition submits signatures to state'

Detroit News - '‘Anti-gerrymandering’ petition signatures sent to state'

Houston Chronicle - 'Signatures submitted for Michigan redistricting initiative'

WSJM 94.9 - 'Anti-Gerrymandering Petitions Submitted To State'

Associated Press - 'Petitions Submitted for Michigan Redistricting Ballot Drive'

Huffington Post - 'Michigan Gerrymandering Reform Hits A Major Milestone'

WILX - 'Citizen-driven initiative to end partisan gerrymandering'

Michigan Radio - 'Grassroots group one step closer to overhauling redistricting in Michigan'

WMUK - 'Redistricting Overhaul Campaign Ready To Turn In Petitions'

WIN Country - 'Grassroots group has momentum'

Holland Sentinel - 'Anti-gerrymandering group reaches signature goal'

Metro Times - 'Organizers for Michigan anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative plan to turn in petitions Monday'

Michigan Radio - 'Anti-gerrymandering group full steam ahead in 2018 ballot initiative'

Clarkston News - 'A call to end gerrymandering in Congress'

MSU School of Journalism - 'Anti-gerrymandering proposal moving closer to Michigan ballot'

Holland Sentinel - 'Anti-gerrymandering group finds support in Holland, across Michigan'

Daily Mining Gazette - 'Election Fixing: Gerrymandering turns elections for political party in power'

Daily Mining Gazette - 'Statewide voter campaign against gerrymandering faces partisan resistance'

The American Prospect - 'Prospects Brightening for Redistricting Reform'

Battle Creek Enquirer - 'Joe Schwarz champions push to end gerrymandering'

East Village Magazine - 'Commentary: Fixing gerrymandering, and a look at Michigan’s ballot proposal'

WKTV - 'In Focus Voters Not Politicians Katie Fahey 12x7x17'

Deadline Detroit - 'Retired Judge: Why Gerrymandering Will End Up at the State Supreme Court'

Alpena News - 'Plenty of potential ballot issues in 2018'


 

November 2017

The Blade - 'Citizens over spoils in Michigan'

The Hill - 'Gerrymandering opponents turn to ballot initiatives to redraw lines'

Bridge Magazine - 'Which 2018 Michigan ballot issues are going strong. Or going down.'

The Times Herald (Port Huron USA Today) - 'Volunteers just might drain the swamp'

Detroit News - 'Politicians shouldn’t choose their voters'

The Source - 'Michigan in focus: Anti-gerrymandering group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive'

9 and 10 News - 'Anti-Gerrymandering Group Closer To Getting Proposal On 2018 Ballot'

Fox 47 - 'Anti-gerrymandering group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive'

The Daily Telegram - 'Redistricting group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive'

WZZM - 'Anti-gerrymandering group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive'

The Daily News - 'Group defies odds with ballot drive on voting districts'

Click On Detroit - 'Michigan anti-gerrymandering group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive'

AP - 'Anti-Gerrymandering Group Defies Odds With 2018 Ballot Drive'

Fox 17 - 'Changing the redistricting map for Michigan'

WDET - 'Gerrymandering Question Becoming Central to 2018 Election in Michigan'

Detroit News - 'GOP to fight anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal'

MLIVE - 'Redistricting petition group reports they've collected 300K signatures'

WKAR - 'MI Redistricting Reform Advocates Reach 300K Signatures'

WMUK - 'Gerrymandering, Ballot Campaigns And Legal Challenges'

WMUK - 'Bridge looks at a ballot drive to eliminate gerrymandering in Michigan'


 

October 2017

Huron Daily Tribune - 'Group seeks to end gerrymandering'

BridgeMI - 'Michigan gerrymandering petition on pace for ballot. Will state justices stop it?'

BridgeMI - 'California holds clues to how a redistricting commission could change Michigan'

Michigan Radio - 'New committee opposing ballot initiative on gerrymandering hints at partisan fight ahead'

Hillsdale - 'Volunteers look to end gerrymandering'

Huron Daily Tribune - 'Political group looks to end gerrymandering'

Metro Times - 'Here's where you can sign petitions to end gerrymandering (Oct. 13-19)'

WKAR - 'SCOTUS Weighs Redistricting as MI Petition Drive Advances'

Record-Eagle - 'Phil Power: Finding a solution to gerrymandering in Michigan'

Michigan Journal - 'Voters Not Politicians visits campus'

Interlochen Public Radio - 'We’ve Got Issues: Gerrymandering complaints lead to ballot campaign'

MLive - 'Redistricting Reform Ballot Proposal town hall scheduled in Bay City'

Metro Times - 'Sign petitions to end gerrymandering at these locations over the next week'


 

September 2017

The Michigan Daily - 'Voters Not Politicians looks to end Michigan gerrymandering'

WMUK - 'WSW: Ballot Proposal Takes Aim At "Heavily Gerrymandered State"'

TC Times - 'Gerrymandering issue could be on November ballot'

TC Times - 'Gerrymandering — why your vote might not matter'

Metro Times - 'Group collects 100K signatures for gerrymandering ballot proposal'

Sturgis Journal - '‘Voters Not Politicians’ aims to get constitution change on 2018 ballot'

Three Rivers Commercial-News - 'On The Dotted Line'

Alpena News - 'Ballot group to hold event at library'

Manistee News Advocate - 'Grassroots group seeks to end gerrymandering in Michigan'

WYCE 88.1 FM - 'Catalyst Radio: Gerrymandering'

We Love Dexter - '"Gerrymandering" Made Easy'

Mining Gazette - 'Group seeking end to partisan redistricting'

MLive - 'Michigan lawmakers join legal briefs in Supreme Court gerrymandering case'

Record Eagle - 'Jack Lessenberry: Redrawing state's electoral lines an extended process'


 

August 2017

UP Matters - 'Petition to combat gerrymandering circling in Michigan'

Metro Times - 'Our chance to take government back'

The Nation - 'Michigan Suffers from Some of the Most Extreme Gerrymandering in the Country'

MLive - 'Complaint claims state elections bureau illegally assisted redistricting group'

McClatchy D.C. - 'Voter groups try to sideline politicians as states redraw district maps'

Lexington Herald - 'Voter groups try to sideline politicians as states redraw district maps'

The Olympian - 'Voter groups try to sideline politicians as states redraw district maps'

Deadline Detroit - 'Trickery of Gerrymandering Lets Lawmakers Pick Their Voters'

Toledo Blaze - 'Making elections competitive in Michigan'

Miami Herald - 'What to know about Michigan's 2018 ballot drives'

WDET - 'A Number of Ballot Proposals Get Green Light to Collect Signatures'

WKYZ - 'Group to begin collecting signatures to end gerrymandering in Michigan'

The News Herald - 'Volunteers gathering signatures for anti-Gerrymandering petition'

WMUK NPR - 'Board Of State Canvassers Approves Ballot Proposals'

FOX 47 - 'State Board of Canvassers allows petition drives to begin for 2 ballot proposals'

WKAR - 'Board of State Canvassers Approve Ballot Proposals'

Michigan Radio - 'Will voters overcome their politicians?'

WWMT - 'State board takes up redistricting reform proposal'

Clay Center Dispatch - 'Michigan OKs redistricting, paid sick-time ballot drives'

WLNS - 'Board OKs petitions for redistricting, sick time, pot drives'

US News - 'Michigan OKs Redistricting, Paid Sick-Time Ballot Drives'

Detroit Free Press - 'VIDEO: Organizer says signature collection starts today to end gerrymandering'

Detroit Free Press - 'State panel approves petition aimed at ending gerrymandering'

Detroit CBS - 'State Elections Board OKs Petition Drives For Legal Pot, Redistricting, Sick Time'

Detroit News - 'Redistricting, sick leave, pot petitions approved'

Metro Times - 'Michigan gerrymandering petition OK'd'

MLive - 'Redistricting petition cleared for signature gathering'

Michigan Radio - 'Board of State Canvassers approve ballot proposals'

Detroit News - 'Michigan anti-gerrymandering petition set for review'

WWMT - 'Grassroots group seeks to stop gerrymandering in Michigan'

MLive - 'Group aims to take politics out of redistricting in Michigan with independent commission'


 

July 2017

MLive - Group aims to take politics out of redistricting in Michigan with independent commission

Michigan Radio - Lessenberry on gerrymandering