Arnold Schwarzenegger joins push to end gerrymandering in Ohio

Citizens Not Politicians, a group dedicated to putting an end to gerrymandering in Ohio, is trying to change the Ohio Redistricting Commission.

The group is looking to put an amendment on the ballot in November to exclude politicians from the commission and replace them with everyday Ohioans.

Right now, the commission is made up of three statewide officeholders and four state lawmakers.

“We are looking for a truly independent commission that would be made up of everyday Ohioans. Five Republicans, five Democrats and five Independents,” said Jenn Miller, the executive director of the League of Women Voters of Ohio.

Miller believes a politically diverse commission will make the maps more fair.

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