Gerrymander 5k webinar now online & new facebook group

  We’ve had such a response from people around the country wanting to put on their own Gerrymander 5k event that we hosted a webinar on how to do it yourself! The webinar can be found on this page. It

Upcoming Event: Global Warming, A Nonpartisan Perspective

The League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County,  YWCA of Asheville and The Climate Reality Project invite you to:  Global Warming: A Nonpartisan Perspective “The reality we now face implores us to act.” -AL GORE Founder & Chairman, The Climate Reality Project  

GOP lawmakers tell expert to leave legislative maps alone

From the Asheville Citizen Times… North Carolina Republican legislative leaders balked again Friday at having an outside expert redraw some House and Senate district boundaries and argued lines approved over the summer by the General Assembly should stay untouched for

Edwards: Asheville district vote a ‘sham,’ ignores law

Asheville Citizen-Times has a great article on Asheville City Council districts… Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a referendum question asking if they wanted to impose a district election system on the city, but a state senator pushing the move says

Fair Vote Town Hall in Hendersonville

The NC Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform presents Fair Maps Town Hall with Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Hendersonville) A town hall discussion with Rep. McGrady on gerrymandering & how to build a better way of drawing our voting maps. Free

From NPR: Not-So-Fun Run: Joggers In ‘Gerrymander 5K’ Must Run Oddly Shaped Route

How do you make people understand the odd forms created by gerrymandering? Make them feel it in their toes. That’s the idea behind the Gerrymander 5K happening Saturday in Asheville, N.C., which will trace the boundary between North Carolina’s 10th