A coalition of voting rights groups in Ohio urge state officials and lawmakers to get moving now to lay the groundwork for redrawing the state’s congressional and legislative districts, despite a delay in the underlying Census data. Fair Districts Ohio sent a list of recommendations to Gov., DeWine and other members of the state apportionment board, which oversees legislative districts, as well as all 123 members of the Ohio General Assembly, which oversees congressional districts. Among the key suggestions is exploring the possibility of pushing back the 2022 primary from May to June, to give more notice to candidates of new district lines, without impeding the general election timeline.
Sands Case Update
In DeKalb County…a public defender has been appointed for the man accused of killing an …