News. Debate. Community. Levers for a better democracy.


OneVirginia2021 is a non-partisan leader in advocating for fair redistricting in Virginia. We organize through local, regional, and statewide efforts and we need your support and participation. OneVirginia2021 partners with individuals and organizations to raise awareness and works with legislators to implement meaningful reform.
News. Community. Debate. Levers for better democracy.

Sign up for The Fulcrum newsletter.

Ed Helms reminds us that gerrymandering is like ... really bad

Yes, the For the People Act would prevent gerrymandering this cycle

Effingham is director of federal reform for RepresentUs, a right-left anti-corruption group.

Keep reading... Show less
CSA Images/Getty Images

Thanks to new digital tools, more people can try their hands at drawing district maps.

Drawing maps isn't just for gerrymanderers anymore

Donovan is the support specialist at the Redistricting Data Hub. McBride is the redistricting and voting rights policy specialist at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Keep reading... Show less
Olivier Douliery/Getty Photos

Most legislative efforts to fix gerrymandering won't take effect until 2030.

Gerrymandering reform, if passed, is still a decade away

Gorrell is an advocate for the deaf, a former Republican Party election statistician, and a longtime congressional aide. He has been advocating against partisan gerrymandering for four decades.

Keep reading... Show less
Big Picture
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Throughout history, the Supreme Court has played an integral role in shaping American elections.

7 Supreme Court cases that have shaped American elections

The recent Supreme Court rulings on voting rights and election transparency have once again highlighted the enormous power the judicial branch has over the country's electoral process.

Last week, the court's conservative majority upheld a pair of voting laws that tightened the rules in Arizona. In a separate ruling, the justices struck down California's law requiring charitable nonprofits to privately disclose their top donors to the state attorney general. Both cases could have larger implications for the future of American democracy.

Throughout history, the Supreme Court has played an integral role in shaping how voters are represented, ballots are cast and elections are financed. Here are seven landmark cases from the last six decades:

Keep reading... Show less
© Issue One. All rights reserved.