Omaha, Nebraska 2021-09-14 23:11:41 –
Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) — This week, Nebraska MPs Working on redrawing the state’s political map, And Nose Omaha voters have expressed concern about how some proposals will affect the constituency.
Voters in North Omaha say they are paying attention to the process of constituency change and they are looking through the faction.
“Historically, it’s a pattern that has happened nationwide. It turns out that there are a lot of people voting in the black community, and every time we vote, a gerrymander comes in,” he said.
At Town Hall on Tuesday, community members expressed dissatisfaction and disgust with the proposal to divide Douglas County in half to form a parliamentary district. They say that neighborhoods and towns that they consider to be part of their community are at risk of being involved in an outside voter group.
Founder of Preston Love Jr. Black votes are important, Said the event was held with the help of the League of Women Voters to answer some questions about the constituency change process.
“My community needs to know that they need to be educated and answer all the questions, and hopefully the last thing is for them to interact with the State Senator. -First, and perhaps some of the officials elected in their federal elections-Second, and trying to influence this process. “
Another concern was requiring an ID to vote. Proponents say it’s a step in the wrong direction.
“There are many things we can do to actually improve access to voting, but this is to limit and steal access,” said Heather Endar.
Many in the crowd say they do Reject signature These voter ID petitions plan to tell the state senators what they think they need to group voters in the community.
Hearing for subdivision
September 15th 9am-Lincoln
Nebraska State Capitol, Room 1524, 1445 K St.
September 16th, 10am-Omaha
Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street
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