Some supporters, but no group endorsement
Voters First Ohio
Says the NAACP's Ohio chapter has endorsed Issue 2.
Laws already on the books would intervene
A member of the redistricting commission proposed in Issue 2 "could accept a bribe from somebody" and "couldn’t be removed from this commission."
No explicit spending cap, but not unlimited spending
Ohio Republican Party
Says Ohio's Issue 2 will create a redistricting commission that will "have a blank check to spend our money."
People vs. politicians
Protect Your Vote Ohio
"Thousands of politicians from across Ohio – along with their relatives, employees and friends – are still eligible to serve" on the proposed redistricting commission.
Initial boundaries for her district unchanged in later-updated map
Says that after she declared her candidacy for Congress, "the redistricting process was manipulated to allow incumbent politicians to guarantee their re-election."
Only addressed statehouse offices
Dem-controlled Ohio House voted "to change the process, to create objective criteria, to modify the Constitution" ... to "take politics out of the efforts to draw legislative boundaries."
Ohio voters a fickle lot
"The governor won this state with 49 percent. We had some of the closest races in the House in history. So you’re not dealing with this 70-30, like they want to make it."
Estimate close, largest group is from his old district
"About 57 percent of registered Democrats in the new (9th Congressional) district come from my old district."
Keep the pedal to the metal
Says that to drive the length of the newly drawn 15th District "you’d find yourself on the road as long as it would take to drive from Columbus to Niagara Falls."
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