Current Issues Affecting Michigan Local Governments: Gerrymandering in Michigan

Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Online
Contact: Eric Walcott,, 517-353-9106

This program is an online webinar. The webinar link will be sent out following registration. 

Presentation by:

  • Jordon Newton, Citizens Research Council of Michigan


Elected and appointed officials at all levels of local government, as well as interested local government staff and residents.


Join us to hear a presentation from Jordon Newton on the Citizens Research Council on the state of gerrymandering in Michigan. With a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would change the way Michigan does redistricting, this webinar will provide a chance to look at the current redistricting system and what it has led to. 

COST: Free

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