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The Map Is Rigged

In 2012, Democratic congressional candidates won 1.4 million more votes than Republicans – but Republicans easily won control of the House of Representatives. Why? Because Republican governors and state legislators implemented a state-by-state plan in 2010 to gerrymander legislative districts with hyper-partisan maps. It’s time to fight back – and one of the best ways to fight back is by electing Democratic governors in key states before the 2020 redistricting. The DGA’s 2020 redistricting project will work to win targeted gubernatorial races that are key to redistricting. By winning these races, we have an opportunity to transform the Congress and impact public policy across the country. It’s time to unrig the map.

February 27, 2018

CNN: Democrats eye decade-altering wins in governors’ races

By Eric Bradner

Washington (CNN): For Democrats, this year’s governors’ races present a once-in-a-decade opening.

This year features 36 gubernatorial contests — including 23 in Republican-held states — starting in less than a month with the primary in Illinois to determine who will take on GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner, perhaps the nation’s most vulnerable incumbent.
It’s the…

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February 27, 2018

Washington Post: Redistricting battles heighten the stakes for 2018 gubernatorial races

By Dan Balz
The Washington Post
Democrats talk about the years since 2010 as the Lost Decade, a time when a generation of future leaders was wiped out by a pair of devastating midterm elections and the absence of a strategic plan to recoup from those losses. That’s one reason this year’s gubernatorial elections are the most important in years.
Most of the current political focus, understandably, is on the…

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February 27, 2018

HuffPost: Democrats Invest In Gerrymandering Fight, Promise They Won’t Make Own Unfair Maps

By Sam Levine and Daniel Marans

WASHINGTON ―Democratic governors are planning to invest at least $20 million dollars this year in gubernatorial races that could determine which party has control over drawing electoral boundaries in 2021.

The Democratic Governors Association’s announcement signals that the party is increasingly focusing on state races that could impact redistricting. Republicans,…

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