Voters Not Politicians statement on approval of Motion to Intervene

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U.S. District Judge Janet Neff has allowed Voters Not Politicians to intervene in the challenge to the Michigan Independent Redistricting Commission.  The following statement can be attributed to Jamie Lyons-Eddy, Director of Campaigns and Programs for Voters Not Politicians:  An overwhelming majority of Michigan voters supported the redistricting reform amendment, and we are encouraged by […]

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Statement on Michigan Republican Party v. Benson complaint

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The following statement can be attributed to Nancy Wang, Executive Director of Voters Not Politicians: Today’s new lawsuit by the Republican Party — which orchestrated a gerrymander “of historical proportions” in 2011 to rig the next decade of elections in our state — is not surprising, but it is a reminder of what’s at stake. […]

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Voters Not Politicians files motion to intervene in redistricting commission suit

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LANSING – Voters Not Politicians today filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit brought by politicians and special interests to undermine Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. The lawsuit seeks to nullify the redistricting reform amendment on the ground that the voters’ decision to exclude the immediate family members of politicians and other political operatives […]

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Voters Not Politicians, constituents renew calls for Inman to resign

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Grassroots, nonpartisan group launches website to provide updates, encourage public to join in the effort TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Voters Not Politicians volunteers and constituents of embattled Michigan Rep. Larry Inman are renewing calls for his resignation following a hearing on his request to dismiss the federal charges against him. His motion to dismiss was […]

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Statement on Daunt v. Benson complaint

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The following statement can be attributed to Jamie Lyons-Eddy, Director of Campaigns and Programs for Voters Not Politicians:  It’s no surprise that politicians – who directly benefit from drawing their own election maps and choosing their own voters – want to undermine the voice of voters again. Now that citizens are in charge of a […]

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Redistricting Amendment Criteria

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The redistricting reform amendment includes a set of strict criteria to replace the loose guidelines that were previously followed by politicians. This set of criteria ensures that the Commission does not manipulate election map lines with partisan bias. Michigan voters deserve election maps that represent them, not politicians or special interests. The redistricting reform amendment […]

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