Lawmakers Whiff

Lawmakers whiff on redistricting reform; will they try again?

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

William Hershey, DAYTON DAILY NEWS, 6/5/10. COLUMBUS — Whew, that was a close one. Ohio lawmakers came to their senses just in time. Bleary-eyed, they scooted out of town for the summer early Friday morning without putting voters’ interests above their own. They whiffed on a chance to put an issue on the Nov. 2 ballot to abolish the winner-take-all, politically charged system of drawing state legislative districts and replacing it with something fair, competitive and that just might provide better, more responsive government. Read More