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RepresentUs is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for state and local laws based on model legislation called the American Anti-Corruption Act. It is a proposal to overhaul lobbying, transparency, and campaign finance laws. We bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections. We are a powerful movement of independents, progressives, and conservatives is building on America's long tradition of pursuing federal reform through the states.

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Redistricting experts flag partisan gerrymandering in Ohio's new maps

As states start to redraw their election maps for the new decade, redistricting experts have already flagged a state for extreme partisan gerrymandering.

The map for Ohio's House of Representatives gives significant advantage to Republicans, according to the Redistricting Report Card tool created by the Princeton Gerrymandering Project and RepresentUs. The two good-government groups, which are collaborating to analyze state legislative and congressional maps as they are proposed and approved this year, did find an exemplar in Colorado.

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Max Carver Interview: How to Stop Gerrymandering 2021 | RepresentUs

Video: How to Stop Gerrymandering 2021

After the official release of the 2020 census data, Max Carver for RepresentUs explains why it's critical that we understand how partisan gerrymandering disempowers voters — and more importantly, how we can end it before it's too late.

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Fair maps advocates hope new tools will help voters hold partisan officials accountable if they gerrymander election maps.

Use these tools to uncover partisan gerrymandering

To the casual observer, gerrymandering can be difficult to spot, especially with recent technological advancements. But two new tools make it much easier to uncover partisan map manipulation.

And it's no coincidence that "good government" groups are unveiling these free tools now. On Thursday, the Census Bureau will release the updated population data states need to start redrawing congressional and state legislative maps for the new decade.

RepresentUs and the Princeton Gerrymandering Project collaborated to produce the Redistricting Report Card. And the Campaign Legal Center relaunched PlanScore. Both tools will analyze each state's newly drawn election maps for partisan impact.

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Podcast: An Appetite for Corruption with Josh Silver

Who exactly do politicians work for? To answer that, Josh Silver, co-founder and executive director of RepresentUs, joins the latest episode of How to Win Friends and Save The Republic from The National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers.

RepresentUs brings together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful state and local laws that fix our broken elections and stop political bribery. RepUs seeks to dismantle the root causes of inequities in our democracy and end political corruption, extremism and gridlock.

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