Fair Vote Town Hall to look at redistricting reform

Press release:

CJJ/West Joins Other Groups to Advocate for Redistricting in North Carolina: Be Part of Making Democracy Fair Again!

Mark your calendar to attend the Fair Vote Town Hall on Wednesday, June 14th at Haywood Community College Auditorium, 185 Freelander Drive, Clyde, NC. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:00 and end at 9:00. The purpose of the non-partisan meeting is to support redistricting reform to restore confidence in the integrity and fairness of our elections. North Carolina is considered the most highly gerrymandered state in the US

The panel consists of an outstanding group of leaders in North Carolina:

Tom Ross – Former UNC President and Superior Court Judge
Chris Cooper – Chair of WCU’s Political Science Department
Jane Pinksy – NC Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform
Robert Orr – Former NC Supreme Court Justice
Joe Sam Queen – Former NC Representative – District 119
Rep. Chuck McGrady (R) NC Representative – District 117 (video address)
Brian Irving (L) Chair of NC Libertarian Party

Co-sponsors of this meeting include:

NC Coalition for Lobby & Government Reform
Asheville-Buncombe County NAACP
Democracy NC
League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County
Carolina Jews for Justice
The Canary Coalition

For more information contact Kelly Gloger at Kelly@solardelivered1@gmail.com.

About Dan Hesse
I grew up outside of Atlanta and moved to WNC in 2001 to attend Montreat College. After college, I worked at NewsRadio 570 WWNC as an anchor/reporter and covered Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2004. During that time I also completed WCU's Master of Public Administration program. You can reach me at dhesse@mountainx.com.

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