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Better Boundaries Statement on Gerrymandering Case

Better Boundaries Statement on Gerrymandering Case
January 9, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY – Better Boundaries Executive Director Katie Wright issued the following statement on the Utah Supreme Court granting appeals for both plaintiffs and defendants in gerrymandering case

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BETTER BOUNDARIES STATEMENT ON UTAH LEGISLATURE DELAY TACTICS

BETTER BOUNDARIES STATEMENT ON UTAH LEGISLATURE DELAY TACTICS
November 21, 2022

This is yet another attempt by state attorneys and their hired council from Washington, D.C. to distract from and delay the will of Utah voters. In addition, these legal tactics are beginning to rack up a sizable expense to taxpayers.

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Statement from Better Boundaries on Denial of Motion to Dismiss

Statement from Better Boundaries on Denial of Motion to Dismiss
October 24, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – Better Boundaries Executive Director Katie Wright issued the following statement regarding the Third District Court decision to deny the dismissal of Utah’s gerrymandering lawsuit.

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Missed out on the Litigation Update webinar?

Missed out on the Litigation Update webinar?
October 24, 2022

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Statement from Better Boundaries on Denial of Motion to Stay

Statement from Better Boundaries on Denial of Motion to Stay
August 23, 2022

Better Boundaries Executive Director Katie Wright issued the following statement regarding the Third District Court Decision to Deny the Motion to Stay: ­­“The people of Utah will have their day in court. We are energized by today’s decision in the Third District Court.

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States Have Completed 2022 Redistricting

States Have Completed 2022 Redistricting
June 6, 2022

Except in states with binding independent redistricting commissions, voters are left with districts that are less competitive and more gerrymandered and cities and counties that are split. “And, to many involved in efforts to replace gerrymanders with competitive districts, the vanishing number of truly contested House races indicated that whoever won, the voters lost.”

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Utahns Won’t Be Dismissed

Utahns Won’t Be Dismissed
June 1, 2022

On June 1, League of Women Voters Utah, Mormon Women for Ethical Government, and the seven individual plaintiffs in Utah’s gerrymandering lawsuit filed a response to the legislature’s motion to dismiss. Gerrymandering is an undemocratic practice that rigs the game so the powerful can lock in power for another decade, putting their own interests ahead of the people’s. Read the Salt Lake Tribune’s article to learn more.

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Statement from Better Boundaries on Lawsuit Against Utah Legislature

Statement from Better Boundaries on Lawsuit Against Utah Legislature
March 17, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – Better Boundaries Executive Director Katie Wright issued the following statement in support of plaintiffs in the lawsuit, League of Women Voters of Utah v. Utah State Legislature:

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Extreme Gerrymanders

Extreme Gerrymanders
February 25, 2022

Utah is now infamous for our gerrymandering. This informative report demonstrates just how extreme Utah’s congressional map is: “The nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center estimates this new map is more skewed than 99% of the enacted redistricting plans it has analyzed over the past 50 years.” Utahns deserve better. Read more: https://issueone.org/articles/extreme-gerrymanders/

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