Rep. Denson Releases Statement On Supreme Court Gerrymandering Ruling
Disappointed in decision to prevent districts to be drawn fairly in Ohio
June 27, 2019
 
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State Rep. Sedrick Denson (D- Cincinnati) issued a statement today following the Supreme Court’s decision in the North Carolina and Maryland partisan gerrymandering cases. 


“The decision handed down by the United States Supreme Court was a disappointing one.  Regardless, it is now the responsibility of my general assembly colleagues and I to ensure that every single Ohioan’s vote counts equally.  It’s our duty to guarantee that our redistricting process is fair, transparent, and most importantly, accurate.  I remain committed to this endeavor and I look forward to working to provide an unbiased system to my constituents.”


The United States Supreme Court ruled that federal courts do not have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering cases leaving the decision up to individual states.  The issue of Ohio’s congressional map is still an ongoing case in the Ohio Supreme Court. 

 
 
 
  
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