Ohio State University’s newest president plans to lay out his vision for the university at a formal installation ceremony, scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.
Redistricting Coalition Submits First Signatures For Amendment
A coalition of voter groups has submitted initial paperwork as it pushes for a state constitutional amendment that would take away elected officials’ power to draw legislative and congressional districts.
Maps are now redrawn by state lawmakers once a decade to reflect population shifts. The proposal would move district map-making to a 12-person citizen commission.
The coalition submitted an initial 1,700 signatures and its proposed summary wording on Monday. They need attorney-general approval before gathering another 386,000 voter signatures by July in order to get the proposal on the fall ballot.