Making Democracy Work
Ensure the redistricting process is accessible and transparent with timeframes that enable input and strengthen results and support an accurate and complete 2020 Census.
Issue Team Chair: Alison McCaffree, firstname.lastname@example.org, (253) 720-6813
Speak Up Schools - Talk to the 2021 Redistricting Commission
For more information go to our page on Speak Up Schools here.
Train the Trainer Workshop December 9-17, 2020.
Registration Link: speakup.brownpapertickets.com
2020 Legislative Session Wrap Up
(Interested in the 2019 Session Recap? Click Here)
Redistricting reform now moves our focus to the 2021 Washington State Redistricting Commission itself. The Commission will begin its work in January 2021 and end November 15, 2021. We are still fighting to improved citizen trust, transparency, representation and overall effectiveness of the redistricting commission and its processes.
The next steps:
For future legislative sessions we will be developing the following legislation and possible initiatives:
Click on Bill # for detailed information. See UPDATES below.
Bill League Supported that Has Been Signed Into Law
Bills League Watched that Did Not Pass
Census Action — The Census in HERE! — Beware of scams.
You will receive your first postcard with your census ID March 12 -20 2020. Go to my2020Census.gov to respond. Official census day is where you live and sleep most of the time on April 1. Please fill out your census for your household and then help someone else make sure they get counted. You don't need an ID to fill out the census, it just allows you to skip the address steps.
Beware. The Census will:
Redistricting Advocacy Powerpoint
Download the latest Redistricting Advocacy PowerPoint Presentation Here. Click Here.