For Immediate Release
COLUMBUS – Regarding today's concurrence by the Ohio House of Representatives that will send a bipartisan redistricting reform proposal to Ohio voters next November, all of the following may be attributed to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted:
“This is great news for the people of Ohio and an important step in fixing what is broken in our democracy.
“Legislative elections will be more competitive and the elected representatives more accountable to those they serve. The voice of the average voter became stronger today.
“Legislators did their part, now it’s up to Ohio voters to support this important reform at the polls next November.
“For those of us who have worked for years to reform the system, this is a special day. I congratulate the House and Senate members and leaders for their work on this issue.”
For more information, please contact Matt McClellan at (614) 995-2168.