At Issue #2219 “Fair Map Amendment”
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At Issue #2219 “Fair Map Amendment”


WELCOME TO AT ISSUE.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING
US. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING
US.
I AM H. WAYNE WILSON. US.
I AM H. WAYNE WILSON.
I WANT TO SHARE A COUPLE OF I AM H. WAYNE WILSON.
I WANT TO SHARE A COUPLE OF
NUMBERS WITH YOU. I WANT TO SHARE A COUPLE OF
NUMBERS WITH YOU.
WE HAPPEN TO KNOW THAT 98% OF NUMBERS WITH YOU.
WE HAPPEN TO KNOW THAT 98% OF
INCUMBANTS ARE REELECTED IN WE HAPPEN TO KNOW THAT 98% OF
INCUMBANTS ARE REELECTED IN
ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE RACES. INCUMBANTS ARE REELECTED IN
ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE RACES.
98% OF INCUMBANTS IN GENERAL ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE RACES.
98% OF INCUMBANTS IN GENERAL
ELECTIONS ARE REELECTED. 98% OF INCUMBANTS IN GENERAL
ELECTIONS ARE REELECTED.
WE ARE GOING TO TALK ABOUT WHY ELECTIONS ARE REELECTED.
WE ARE GOING TO TALK ABOUT WHY
THAT NUMBER IS SO HIGH ARE, AND WE ARE GOING TO TALK ABOUT WHY
THAT NUMBER IS SO HIGH ARE, AND
WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT AN THAT NUMBER IS SO HIGH ARE, AND
WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT AN
EFFORT TO CHANGE THE WAY WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT AN
EFFORT TO CHANGE THE WAY
DISTRICTS ARE SHAPED IN THE EFFORT TO CHANGE THE WAY
DISTRICTS ARE SHAPED IN THE
STATE OF ILLINOIS. DISTRICTS ARE SHAPED IN THE
STATE OF ILLINOIS.
TO HELP US WITH THAT STATE OF ILLINOIS.
TO HELP US WITH THAT
CONVERSATION IS JAN CZARNIK. TO HELP US WITH THAT
CONVERSATION IS JAN CZARNIK.
JAN IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CONVERSATION IS JAN CZARNIK.
JAN IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF
ILLINOIS LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS. JAN IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF
ILLINOIS LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS.
>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME. ILLINOIS LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS.
>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.
>>BRAD McMILLAN IS WITH ME.>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.
>>BRAD McMILLAN IS WITH ME.
BRAD WEARS SEVERAL HATS.>>BRAD McMILLAN IS WITH ME.
BRAD WEARS SEVERAL HATS.
EGG ADD BRADLEY UNIVERSITY WITH BRAD WEARS SEVERAL HATS.
EGG ADD BRADLEY UNIVERSITY WITH
INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP IN EGG ADD BRADLEY UNIVERSITY WITH
INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP IN
PUBLIC SERVICE. INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP IN
PUBLIC SERVICE.
MORE IMPORTANTLY FOR THIS PUBLIC SERVICE.
MORE IMPORTANTLY FOR THIS
CONVERSATION, BRAD WAS, IS A MORE IMPORTANTLY FOR THIS
CONVERSATION, BRAD WAS, IS A
MEMBER OF. CONVERSATION, BRAD WAS, IS A
MEMBER OF.
DOES THE COMMISSION STILL EXIST? MEMBER OF.
DOES THE COMMISSION STILL EXIST?
>>TECHNICALLY IT DOES. DOES THE COMMISSION STILL EXIST?
>>TECHNICALLY IT DOES.
>>A MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS>>TECHNICALLY IT DOES.
>>A MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS
REFORM COMMISSION, ONE OF THE>>A MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS
REFORM COMMISSION, ONE OF THE
DUTIES WHICH WAS? REFORM COMMISSION, ONE OF THE
DUTIES WHICH WAS?
>>WELL, WE HAD A HUNDRED DAYS DUTIES WHICH WAS?
>>WELL, WE HAD A HUNDRED DAYS
TO REPORT BACK TO THE GOVERNOR>>WELL, WE HAD A HUNDRED DAYS
TO REPORT BACK TO THE GOVERNOR
AND TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON TO REPORT BACK TO THE GOVERNOR
AND TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON
HOW WE CLEAN UP ILLINOIS AND TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON
HOW WE CLEAN UP ILLINOIS
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS. HOW WE CLEAN UP ILLINOIS
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS.
AND THE AREA THAT I FOCUS MY GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS.
AND THE AREA THAT I FOCUS MY
ATTENTION WAS REDISTRICTING. AND THE AREA THAT I FOCUS MY
ATTENTION WAS REDISTRICTING.
WE BROUGHT IN EXPERTS FROM ATTENTION WAS REDISTRICTING.
WE BROUGHT IN EXPERTS FROM
ACROSS THE COUNTRY THAT GAVE US WE BROUGHT IN EXPERTS FROM
ACROSS THE COUNTRY THAT GAVE US
BEST PRACTICE MODELS. ACROSS THE COUNTRY THAT GAVE US
BEST PRACTICE MODELS.
ILLINOIS WAS NOT IN THAT LIST — BEST PRACTICE MODELS.
ILLINOIS WAS NOT IN THAT LIST —
ON THAT LIST BY ANY STRETCH OF ILLINOIS WAS NOT IN THAT LIST —
ON THAT LIST BY ANY STRETCH OF
THE IMAGINATION. ON THAT LIST BY ANY STRETCH OF
THE IMAGINATION.
IN FACT, OUR CURRENT PROCESS IS THE IMAGINATION.
IN FACT, OUR CURRENT PROCESS IS
PROBABLY THE WORST IN THE IN FACT, OUR CURRENT PROCESS IS
PROBABLY THE WORST IN THE
COUNTRY. PROBABLY THE WORST IN THE
COUNTRY.
SO WE, IN OUR REPORT, CALLED FOR COUNTRY.
SO WE, IN OUR REPORT, CALLED FOR
SWEEPING REFORM, AND THAT SO WE, IN OUR REPORT, CALLED FOR
SWEEPING REFORM, AND THAT
FRAMEWORK IS NOW WHAT MAKES UP SWEEPING REFORM, AND THAT
FRAMEWORK IS NOW WHAT MAKES UP
THE ILLINOIS FAIR MAP AMENDMENT. FRAMEWORK IS NOW WHAT MAKES UP
THE ILLINOIS FAIR MAP AMENDMENT.
>>WE WILL TALK ABOUT FAIR MAP IN THE ILLINOIS FAIR MAP AMENDMENT.
>>WE WILL TALK ABOUT FAIR MAP IN
A MOMENT OF BUT A COUPLE MORE>>WE WILL TALK ABOUT FAIR MAP IN
A MOMENT OF BUT A COUPLE MORE
NUMBERS TO PUT IT ALL IN A MOMENT OF BUT A COUPLE MORE
NUMBERS TO PUT IT ALL IN
PERSPECTIVE. NUMBERS TO PUT IT ALL IN
PERSPECTIVE.
WE MENTIONED 98%, THOSE WHO PERSPECTIVE.
WE MENTIONED 98%, THOSE WHO
CHOOSE TO RUN AGAIN, AND THERE WE MENTIONED 98%, THOSE WHO
CHOOSE TO RUN AGAIN, AND THERE
ARE MORE NUMBERS. CHOOSE TO RUN AGAIN, AND THERE
ARE MORE NUMBERS.
OF THE 547 RACES SINCE 2001, THE ARE MORE NUMBERS.
OF THE 547 RACES SINCE 2001, THE
LAST TIME REDISTRICTING TOOK OF THE 547 RACES SINCE 2001, THE
LAST TIME REDISTRICTING TOOK
PLACE, 537 INCUMBANTS WON RE LAST TIME REDISTRICTING TOOK
PLACE, 537 INCUMBANTS WON RE
ELECTION, AND 45% OF THOSE PLACE, 537 INCUMBANTS WON RE
ELECTION, AND 45% OF THOSE
RACES WERE UNCONTESTED RACES. ELECTION, AND 45% OF THOSE
RACES WERE UNCONTESTED RACES.
IS THAT DUE, IN PART, BECAUSE OF RACES WERE UNCONTESTED RACES.
IS THAT DUE, IN PART, BECAUSE OF
SOME OF THE WAY THAT THE IS THAT DUE, IN PART, BECAUSE OF
SOME OF THE WAY THAT THE
DISTRICTS ARE CON FIGURED? SOME OF THE WAY THAT THE
DISTRICTS ARE CON FIGURED?
>>YES. DISTRICTS ARE CON FIGURED?
>>YES.
IT IS DUE LARGELY TO THE WAY THE>>YES.
IT IS DUE LARGELY TO THE WAY THE
DISTRICTS ARE DRAWN COUPLED WITH IT IS DUE LARGELY TO THE WAY THE
DISTRICTS ARE DRAWN COUPLED WITH
THE HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY THAT DISTRICTS ARE DRAWN COUPLED WITH
THE HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY THAT
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS ARE ALLOWED THE HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY THAT
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS ARE ALLOWED
TO PUT INTO THE RACES OF THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS ARE ALLOWED
TO PUT INTO THE RACES OF THE
INCUMBANTS THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO PUT INTO THE RACES OF THE
INCUMBANTS THAT THEY WOULD LIKE
TO SEE REELECTED. INCUMBANTS THAT THEY WOULD LIKE
TO SEE REELECTED.
WE, AT THE LEAGUE, RECENTLY, BY TO SEE REELECTED.
WE, AT THE LEAGUE, RECENTLY, BY
RECENTLY, I MEAN ABOUT A YEAR WE, AT THE LEAGUE, RECENTLY, BY
RECENTLY, I MEAN ABOUT A YEAR
AND A HALF AGO, WE STARTED RECENTLY, I MEAN ABOUT A YEAR
AND A HALF AGO, WE STARTED
SAYING TO EACH OTHER “YOU KNOW, AND A HALF AGO, WE STARTED
SAYING TO EACH OTHER “YOU KNOW,
YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER SAYING TO EACH OTHER “YOU KNOW,
YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER
YEAR AFTER YEAR, WE FIND YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER
YEAR AFTER YEAR, WE FIND
OURSELVES WORKING ON THE SAME YEAR AFTER YEAR, WE FIND
OURSELVES WORKING ON THE SAME
ISSUES IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. OURSELVES WORKING ON THE SAME
ISSUES IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
WE FIND OURSELVES GOING DOWN TO ISSUES IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
WE FIND OURSELVES GOING DOWN TO
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TALKING WE FIND OURSELVES GOING DOWN TO
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TALKING
TO THE SAME REPRESENTATIVES AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TALKING
TO THE SAME REPRESENTATIVES AND
SENATORS ABOUT THE SAME ISSUES TO THE SAME REPRESENTATIVES AND
SENATORS ABOUT THE SAME ISSUES
AND GETTING NO WHERE.” SENATORS ABOUT THE SAME ISSUES
AND GETTING NO WHERE.”
A HUGE PART OF THE REASON THAT AND GETTING NO WHERE.”
A HUGE PART OF THE REASON THAT
WE GOT NO WHERE IS THAT FOR MOST A HUGE PART OF THE REASON THAT
WE GOT NO WHERE IS THAT FOR MOST
OF THEM, THEIR REELECTIONS ARE WE GOT NO WHERE IS THAT FOR MOST
OF THEM, THEIR REELECTIONS ARE
VIRTUALLY GUARANTEED REGARDLESS OF THEM, THEIR REELECTIONS ARE
VIRTUALLY GUARANTEED REGARDLESS
OF WHAT THEY DO OR WHAT THEY VIRTUALLY GUARANTEED REGARDLESS
OF WHAT THEY DO OR WHAT THEY
FAIL TO DO. OF WHAT THEY DO OR WHAT THEY
FAIL TO DO.
SO WE DECIDED THAT IT WAS REALLY FAIL TO DO.
SO WE DECIDED THAT IT WAS REALLY
TIME FOR THE LEAGUE TO STEP UP SO WE DECIDED THAT IT WAS REALLY
TIME FOR THE LEAGUE TO STEP UP
AND TO SAY TO THE PEOPLE OF TIME FOR THE LEAGUE TO STEP UP
AND TO SAY TO THE PEOPLE OF
ILLINOIS, IF YOU WANT A STATE AND TO SAY TO THE PEOPLE OF
ILLINOIS, IF YOU WANT A STATE
GOVERNMENT THAT IS WORKING ILLINOIS, IF YOU WANT A STATE
GOVERNMENT THAT IS WORKING
BETTER, YOU REALLY HAVE TO GOVERNMENT THAT IS WORKING
BETTER, YOU REALLY HAVE TO
CHANGE THE WAY WE DO BETTER, YOU REALLY HAVE TO
CHANGE THE WAY WE DO
REDISTRICTING IN ILLINOIS. CHANGE THE WAY WE DO
REDISTRICTING IN ILLINOIS.
>>BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT — AND REDISTRICTING IN ILLINOIS.
>>BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT — AND
THERE IS A PETITION PROCESS>>BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT — AND
THERE IS A PETITION PROCESS
UNDERWAY THAT WOULD LEAD TO A THERE IS A PETITION PROCESS
UNDERWAY THAT WOULD LEAD TO A
CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE ON THE UNDERWAY THAT WOULD LEAD TO A
CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE ON THE
NOVEMBER BALLOT. CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE ON THE
NOVEMBER BALLOT.
BUT BEFORE WE DO THAT, HOW ARE NOVEMBER BALLOT.
BUT BEFORE WE DO THAT, HOW ARE
DISTRICTS FORMED RIGHT NOW? BUT BEFORE WE DO THAT, HOW ARE
DISTRICTS FORMED RIGHT NOW?
>>RIGHT NOW, THE CURRENT DISTRICTS FORMED RIGHT NOW?
>>RIGHT NOW, THE CURRENT
PROCESS, AND WE ARE ALL SEEING>>RIGHT NOW, THE CURRENT
PROCESS, AND WE ARE ALL SEEING
THE COMMERCIALS ON THE CENSUS PROCESS, AND WE ARE ALL SEEING
THE COMMERCIALS ON THE CENSUS
COMING UP, AND IF WE DON’T DO THE COMMERCIALS ON THE CENSUS
COMING UP, AND IF WE DON’T DO
ANYTHING TO CHANGE THE PROCESS, COMING UP, AND IF WE DON’T DO
ANYTHING TO CHANGE THE PROCESS,
THE POLITICIANS BEHIND CLOSED ANYTHING TO CHANGE THE PROCESS,
THE POLITICIANS BEHIND CLOSED
DOORS IN SECRET WILL DRAW THE THE POLITICIANS BEHIND CLOSED
DOORS IN SECRET WILL DRAW THE
LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS, AND THEY DOORS IN SECRET WILL DRAW THE
LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS, AND THEY
WILL LOOK AT YOUR VOTING HISTORY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS, AND THEY
WILL LOOK AT YOUR VOTING HISTORY
AND MY VOTING HISTORY AND JAN’S WILL LOOK AT YOUR VOTING HISTORY
AND MY VOTING HISTORY AND JAN’S
AND EVERYBODY ELSE’S, AND THEY AND MY VOTING HISTORY AND JAN’S
AND EVERYBODY ELSE’S, AND THEY
WILL CREATE EITHER SAFE AND EVERYBODY ELSE’S, AND THEY
WILL CREATE EITHER SAFE
DEMOCRATIC DISTRICTS OR SAFE WILL CREATE EITHER SAFE
DEMOCRATIC DISTRICTS OR SAFE
REPUBLICAN DISTRICTS THAT’S WHY DEMOCRATIC DISTRICTS OR SAFE
REPUBLICAN DISTRICTS THAT’S WHY
WE GET THE 98% REELECTION RATE. REPUBLICAN DISTRICTS THAT’S WHY
WE GET THE 98% REELECTION RATE.
THERE IS NO TRANSPARENCY. WE GET THE 98% REELECTION RATE.
THERE IS NO TRANSPARENCY.
IF THE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS THERE IS NO TRANSPARENCY.
IF THE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS
DON’T AGREE ON MAPS, WHICH THEY IF THE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS
DON’T AGREE ON MAPS, WHICH THEY
HAVEN’T THE LAST 30 YEARS, THEY DON’T AGREE ON MAPS, WHICH THEY
HAVEN’T THE LAST 30 YEARS, THEY
PUT A REPUBLICAN NAME AND HAVEN’T THE LAST 30 YEARS, THEY
PUT A REPUBLICAN NAME AND
DEMOCRAT NAME IN A HAT. PUT A REPUBLICAN NAME AND
DEMOCRAT NAME IN A HAT.
ONE YEAR THOUGH USED ABRAHAM DEMOCRAT NAME IN A HAT.
ONE YEAR THOUGH USED ABRAHAM
LINCOLN’S STOVEPIPE HAT. ONE YEAR THOUGH USED ABRAHAM
LINCOLN’S STOVEPIPE HAT.
THE SECRETARY OF STATE PULLS IT LINCOLN’S STOVEPIPE HAT.
THE SECRETARY OF STATE PULLS IT
OUT OF THE HAT, AND THAT PARTY THE SECRETARY OF STATE PULLS IT
OUT OF THE HAT, AND THAT PARTY
GETS TO CONTROL THE LEGISLATURE OUT OF THE HAT, AND THAT PARTY
GETS TO CONTROL THE LEGISLATURE
IT TIVE MAP DURING A PROCESS. GETS TO CONTROL THE LEGISLATURE
IT TIVE MAP DURING A PROCESS.
IT IT IS A CRAZY PROCESS, AND IN IT TIVE MAP DURING A PROCESS.
IT IT IS A CRAZY PROCESS, AND IN
NO WAY IS IT JUSTIFIABLE AND IT IT IS A CRAZY PROCESS, AND IN
NO WAY IS IT JUSTIFIABLE AND
DOESN’T SERVE THE BEST INTEREST NO WAY IS IT JUSTIFIABLE AND
DOESN’T SERVE THE BEST INTEREST
OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF DOESN’T SERVE THE BEST INTEREST
OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF
ILLINOIS. OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF
ILLINOIS.
>>TEN YEARS AGO, THE DEMOCRATS ILLINOIS.
>>TEN YEARS AGO, THE DEMOCRATS
THREW DREW THE LONG STRAW?>>TEN YEARS AGO, THE DEMOCRATS
THREW DREW THE LONG STRAW?
>>CORRECT. THREW DREW THE LONG STRAW?
>>CORRECT.
>>BEFORE WE GO ANY FURTHER, I>>CORRECT.
>>BEFORE WE GO ANY FURTHER, I
NEED TO POINT OUT THAT THERE IS>>BEFORE WE GO ANY FURTHER, I
NEED TO POINT OUT THAT THERE IS
WHAT APPEARS TO BE AN EFFORT TO NEED TO POINT OUT THAT THERE IS
WHAT APPEARS TO BE AN EFFORT TO
FOR LEGISLATION IN SPRINGFIELD, WHAT APPEARS TO BE AN EFFORT TO
FOR LEGISLATION IN SPRINGFIELD,
THERE IS A SENATE REDISTRICTING FOR LEGISLATION IN SPRINGFIELD,
THERE IS A SENATE REDISTRICTING
COMMITTEE CHAIRED BY QUAMIRAUL, THERE IS A SENATE REDISTRICTING
COMMITTEE CHAIRED BY QUAMIRAUL,
AND HE IS LEADING AN EFFORT THAT COMMITTEE CHAIRED BY QUAMIRAUL,
AND HE IS LEADING AN EFFORT THAT
MAY END UP IN LEGISLATION. AND HE IS LEADING AN EFFORT THAT
MAY END UP IN LEGISLATION.
THAT LEGISLATION WOULD ALSO GO MAY END UP IN LEGISLATION.
THAT LEGISLATION WOULD ALSO GO
BEFORE THE PUBLIC IN A VOTE. THAT LEGISLATION WOULD ALSO GO
BEFORE THE PUBLIC IN A VOTE.
I WANT TO POINT OUT WE INVITED BEFORE THE PUBLIC IN A VOTE.
I WANT TO POINT OUT WE INVITED
BOTH SENATOR JOHN SULLIVAN OF I WANT TO POINT OUT WE INVITED
BOTH SENATOR JOHN SULLIVAN OF
THAT COMMISSION AND MR. RAUL, BOTH SENATOR JOHN SULLIVAN OF
THAT COMMISSION AND MR. RAUL,
AND THEY BOTH CHOSE NOT TO THAT COMMISSION AND MR. RAUL,
AND THEY BOTH CHOSE NOT TO
PARTICIPATE BECAUSE OF AND THEY BOTH CHOSE NOT TO
PARTICIPATE BECAUSE OF
COMMITTMENTS TO THEIR PARTICIPATE BECAUSE OF
COMMITTMENTS TO THEIR
CONSTITUENTS WE WILL CONTINUE COMMITTMENTS TO THEIR
CONSTITUENTS WE WILL CONTINUE
WITH FAIR MAP. CONSTITUENTS WE WILL CONTINUE
WITH FAIR MAP.
SO THE LEAGUE THAT IS HEADING WITH FAIR MAP.
SO THE LEAGUE THAT IS HEADING
THIS UP, BUT IT IS REALLY A SO THE LEAGUE THAT IS HEADING
THIS UP, BUT IT IS REALLY A
GROUP OF ORGANIZATIONS? THIS UP, BUT IT IS REALLY A
GROUP OF ORGANIZATIONS?
>>YES. GROUP OF ORGANIZATIONS?
>>YES.
WELL THE LEAGUE HEADED IT UP IN>>YES.
WELL THE LEAGUE HEADED IT UP IN
THE SENSE THAT, AS I SAID, ABOUT WELL THE LEAGUE HEADED IT UP IN
THE SENSE THAT, AS I SAID, ABOUT
A YEAR AND AND A HALF AGO, WE THE SENSE THAT, AS I SAID, ABOUT
A YEAR AND AND A HALF AGO, WE
HAD A CONVERSATION AMONG A YEAR AND AND A HALF AGO, WE
HAD A CONVERSATION AMONG
OURSELVES WHEREIN WE DECIDED WE HAD A CONVERSATION AMONG
OURSELVES WHEREIN WE DECIDED WE
HAVE REALLY NEEDED TO STEP UP OURSELVES WHEREIN WE DECIDED WE
HAVE REALLY NEEDED TO STEP UP
AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT, NOT ONLY HAVE REALLY NEEDED TO STEP UP
AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT, NOT ONLY
A BETTER CENSUS COUNT IN AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT, NOT ONLY
A BETTER CENSUS COUNT IN
ILLINOIS, BUT ALSO TO REFORM A BETTER CENSUS COUNT IN
ILLINOIS, BUT ALSO TO REFORM
THEM THE WAY THE ENSUING ILLINOIS, BUT ALSO TO REFORM
THEM THE WAY THE ENSUING
REDISTRICTING WOULD BE DONE. THEM THE WAY THE ENSUING
REDISTRICTING WOULD BE DONE.
SO WE ATTENDED EVERY ONE OF THE REDISTRICTING WOULD BE DONE.
SO WE ATTENDED EVERY ONE OF THE
HEARINGS, THE SENATE SO WE ATTENDED EVERY ONE OF THE
HEARINGS, THE SENATE
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE HAD, AND HEARINGS, THE SENATE
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE HAD, AND
WE LISTENED TO THE EXPERT IT REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE HAD, AND
WE LISTENED TO THE EXPERT IT
WILL AND REVIEWED ALL OF THE WE LISTENED TO THE EXPERT IT
WILL AND REVIEWED ALL OF THE
PAPERS THAT THE VARIOUS EXPERTS WILL AND REVIEWED ALL OF THE
PAPERS THAT THE VARIOUS EXPERTS
SUBMITTED. PAPERS THAT THE VARIOUS EXPERTS
SUBMITTED.
WE CONSULTED MEMBERS OF THE SUBMITTED.
WE CONSULTED MEMBERS OF THE
REFORM COMMISSION, PARTICULARLY WE CONSULTED MEMBERS OF THE
REFORM COMMISSION, PARTICULARLY
BRAD McMILLAN, AND WE REFORM COMMISSION, PARTICULARLY
BRAD McMILLAN, AND WE
CONSULTEDED THE BRENNAN CENTER BRAD McMILLAN, AND WE
CONSULTEDED THE BRENNAN CENTER
FOR JUSTICE AT NEW YORK CONSULTEDED THE BRENNAN CENTER
FOR JUSTICE AT NEW YORK
UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW. FOR JUSTICE AT NEW YORK
UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW.
THEY ARE THE NATION’S PREEMINENT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW.
THEY ARE THE NATION’S PREEMINENT
CENTER OR VOTING RIGHTS AND THEY ARE THE NATION’S PREEMINENT
CENTER OR VOTING RIGHTS AND
REDISTRICTING ISSUES. CENTER OR VOTING RIGHTS AND
REDISTRICTING ISSUES.
WE WORKED WITH VIRGINIA MARTINA, REDISTRICTING ISSUES.
WE WORKED WITH VIRGINIA MARTINA,
SHE IS THE LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR WE WORKED WITH VIRGINIA MARTINA,
SHE IS THE LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR
NORTH MEXICAN AMERICAN DEFENSE SHE IS THE LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR
NORTH MEXICAN AMERICAN DEFENSE
EDUCATION FUND. NORTH MEXICAN AMERICAN DEFENSE
EDUCATION FUND.
I FIRST MET HER IN 1982. EDUCATION FUND.
I FIRST MET HER IN 1982.
SHE WAS LITIGATING THE MAP THAT I FIRST MET HER IN 1982.
SHE WAS LITIGATING THE MAP THAT
WAS DRAWN IN 1981 REDISTRICTING. SHE WAS LITIGATING THE MAP THAT
WAS DRAWN IN 1981 REDISTRICTING.
SHE IS A STATE EXPERT, WAS DRAWN IN 1981 REDISTRICTING.
SHE IS A STATE EXPERT,
PARTICULARLY ON MINORITY VOTING SHE IS A STATE EXPERT,
PARTICULARLY ON MINORITY VOTING
RIGHTS ISSUES. PARTICULARLY ON MINORITY VOTING
RIGHTS ISSUES.
WE TALKED WITH EVERY OTHER RIGHTS ISSUES.
WE TALKED WITH EVERY OTHER
REFORM ORGANIZATION IN ILLINOIS WE TALKED WITH EVERY OTHER
REFORM ORGANIZATION IN ILLINOIS
TO SEE WHAT THEIR LEVEL OF REFORM ORGANIZATION IN ILLINOIS
TO SEE WHAT THEIR LEVEL OF
INTEREST WAS IN UNDERTAKING TO SEE WHAT THEIR LEVEL OF
INTEREST WAS IN UNDERTAKING
REDISTRICTING REFORM. INTEREST WAS IN UNDERTAKING
REDISTRICTING REFORM.
AND, FINALLY, LAST FALL, WE SAT REDISTRICTING REFORM.
AND, FINALLY, LAST FALL, WE SAT
DOWN, THOSE OF US WHO WERE AND, FINALLY, LAST FALL, WE SAT
DOWN, THOSE OF US WHO WERE
INTERESTED IN BRINGING A CITIZEN DOWN, THOSE OF US WHO WERE
INTERESTED IN BRINGING A CITIZEN
INITIATIVE TO THE PUBLIC, SAT INTERESTED IN BRINGING A CITIZEN
INITIATIVE TO THE PUBLIC, SAT
DOWN AND WORKED OUT THE CONCEPTS INITIATIVE TO THE PUBLIC, SAT
DOWN AND WORKED OUT THE CONCEPTS
AND THE LANGUAGE OF THE PROPOSAL DOWN AND WORKED OUT THE CONCEPTS
AND THE LANGUAGE OF THE PROPOSAL
AND BROUGHT IT TO THE PUBLIC IN AND THE LANGUAGE OF THE PROPOSAL
AND BROUGHT IT TO THE PUBLIC IN
EARLY DECEMBER. AND BROUGHT IT TO THE PUBLIC IN
EARLY DECEMBER.
>>AND THE COALITION HAS BEEN EARLY DECEMBER.
>>AND THE COALITION HAS BEEN
GROWING, H.>>AND THE COALITION HAS BEEN
GROWING, H.
IT NOT ONLY INCLUDES THE LEAGUE GROWING, H.
IT NOT ONLY INCLUDES THE LEAGUE
OF WOMENNING VOTERS LEADING THE IT NOT ONLY INCLUDES THE LEAGUE
OF WOMENNING VOTERS LEADING THE
CHARGE AND ALMOST EVERY REFORM OF WOMENNING VOTERS LEADING THE
CHARGE AND ALMOST EVERY REFORM
GROUP IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, CHARGE AND ALMOST EVERY REFORM
GROUP IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,
BUT IT ALSO NOW INCLUDES THE GROUP IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,
BUT IT ALSO NOW INCLUDES THE
ILLINOIS STATE CHAMBER OF BUT IT ALSO NOW INCLUDES THE
ILLINOIS STATE CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE, ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU, ILLINOIS STATE CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE, ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU,
A VERY DIVERSE BROAD BASED GROUP COMMERCE, ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU,
A VERY DIVERSE BROAD BASED GROUP
OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT JUST WANT A VERY DIVERSE BROAD BASED GROUP
OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT JUST WANT
TO BRING BACK GOOD GOVERNMENT TO OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT JUST WANT
TO BRING BACK GOOD GOVERNMENT TO
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. TO BRING BACK GOOD GOVERNMENT TO
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
AFTER EVERYTHING WE HAVE BEEN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
AFTER EVERYTHING WE HAVE BEEN
THROUGH, WE ARE HOPING THAT THE AFTER EVERYTHING WE HAVE BEEN
THROUGH, WE ARE HOPING THAT THE
PEOPLE WILL RALLY AROUND THIS THROUGH, WE ARE HOPING THAT THE
PEOPLE WILL RALLY AROUND THIS
BECAUSE THIS IS FUNDAMENTAL TO PEOPLE WILL RALLY AROUND THIS
BECAUSE THIS IS FUNDAMENTAL TO
BRINGING BACK GOOD GOVERNMENT IN BECAUSE THIS IS FUNDAMENTAL TO
BRINGING BACK GOOD GOVERNMENT IN
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. BRINGING BACK GOOD GOVERNMENT IN
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
>>AND ONE THING I HAVE NOTICED, THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
>>AND ONE THING I HAVE NOTICED,
I WAS MENTIONING TO BRAD EARLY.>>AND ONE THING I HAVE NOTICED,
I WAS MENTIONING TO BRAD EARLY.
I WAS SICK LAST WEEK, I HAD A I WAS MENTIONING TO BRAD EARLY.
I WAS SICK LAST WEEK, I HAD A
BAD COLD, HAD TO SPEND A FEW I WAS SICK LAST WEEK, I HAD A
BAD COLD, HAD TO SPEND A FEW
DAYS AT HOME. BAD COLD, HAD TO SPEND A FEW
DAYS AT HOME.
WHILE I WAS AWAKE, I WAS LOOKING DAYS AT HOME.
WHILE I WAS AWAKE, I WAS LOOKING
AT THE FANS ON THE WEB PAGE. WHILE I WAS AWAKE, I WAS LOOKING
AT THE FANS ON THE WEB PAGE.
IT IS A COLLECTION OF ACTIVISTS AT THE FANS ON THE WEB PAGE.
IT IS A COLLECTION OF ACTIVISTS
WHO ARE NOT A PART OF ANY IT IS A COLLECTION OF ACTIVISTS
WHO ARE NOT A PART OF ANY
ORGANIZATION NECESSARILY OF WE WHO ARE NOT A PART OF ANY
ORGANIZATION NECESSARILY OF WE
ARE DELIGHTED TO SEE IN ORGANIZATION NECESSARILY OF WE
ARE DELIGHTED TO SEE IN
ADDITIONAL TO OUR ORGANIZATIONAL ARE DELIGHTED TO SEE IN
ADDITIONAL TO OUR ORGANIZATIONAL
SUPPORT, WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE ADDITIONAL TO OUR ORGANIZATIONAL
SUPPORT, WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE
OUT THERE WHO UNDERSTAND HOW SUPPORT, WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE
OUT THERE WHO UNDERSTAND HOW
IMPORTANT THIS ISSUE IS AND HOW OUT THERE WHO UNDERSTAND HOW
IMPORTANT THIS ISSUE IS AND HOW
IMPORTANT IT IS TO CHANGE THE IMPORTANT THIS ISSUE IS AND HOW
IMPORTANT IT IS TO CHANGE THE
WAY WE DO THIS IN ILLINOIS. IMPORTANT IT IS TO CHANGE THE
WAY WE DO THIS IN ILLINOIS.
>>I WANT TO TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU WAY WE DO THIS IN ILLINOIS.
>>I WANT TO TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU
ENVISION AS THE NEW PROCESS.>>I WANT TO TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU
ENVISION AS THE NEW PROCESS.
BUT BEFORE WE DO THAT, WOULD YOU ENVISION AS THE NEW PROCESS.
BUT BEFORE WE DO THAT, WOULD YOU
TALK A MOMENT, JAN, ABOUT WHAT BUT BEFORE WE DO THAT, WOULD YOU
TALK A MOMENT, JAN, ABOUT WHAT
THE VOTERS ARE GOING TO SEE AND TALK A MOMENT, JAN, ABOUT WHAT
THE VOTERS ARE GOING TO SEE AND
HOW IT MIGHT END UP BEING ON THE THE VOTERS ARE GOING TO SEE AND
HOW IT MIGHT END UP BEING ON THE
BALLOT? HOW IT MIGHT END UP BEING ON THE
BALLOT?
THERE IS NO GUARANTEE IT IS BALLOT?
THERE IS NO GUARANTEE IT IS
GOING TO BE ON THE BALLOT. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE IT IS
GOING TO BE ON THE BALLOT.
>>THERE IS NO GUARANTEE. GOING TO BE ON THE BALLOT.
>>THERE IS NO GUARANTEE.
THE MOST IMPORTANT THING PEOPLE>>THERE IS NO GUARANTEE.
THE MOST IMPORTANT THING PEOPLE
CAN DO RIGHT NOW IS TO GET A THE MOST IMPORTANT THING PEOPLE
CAN DO RIGHT NOW IS TO GET A
PETITION TO SIGN THE PETITION, CAN DO RIGHT NOW IS TO GET A
PETITION TO SIGN THE PETITION,
AND TO GET OTHERS TO SIGN THE PETITION TO SIGN THE PETITION,
AND TO GET OTHERS TO SIGN THE
PETITION. AND TO GET OTHERS TO SIGN THE
PETITION.
IT IS VERY EASY TO GET THE PETITION.
IT IS VERY EASY TO GET THE
PETITION. IT IS VERY EASY TO GET THE
PETITION.
OUR WEB SITE IS ILFAIRMAP.COM. PETITION.
OUR WEB SITE IS ILFAIRMAP.COM.
ANYONE CAN GO TO THE WEB SITE OUR WEB SITE IS ILFAIRMAP.COM.
ANYONE CAN GO TO THE WEB SITE
AND DOWNLOAD THE PETITION FOR ANYONE CAN GO TO THE WEB SITE
AND DOWNLOAD THE PETITION FOR
THEIR ELECTION JURISDICTION. AND DOWNLOAD THE PETITION FOR
THEIR ELECTION JURISDICTION.
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT PEOPLE ONLY THEIR ELECTION JURISDICTION.
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT PEOPLE ONLY
CIRCULATE THE PETITION FOR THE IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT PEOPLE ONLY
CIRCULATE THE PETITION FOR THE
ELECTION JURISDICTION WHERE THE CIRCULATE THE PETITION FOR THE
ELECTION JURISDICTION WHERE THE
VOTERS ARE REGISTERED. ELECTION JURISDICTION WHERE THE
VOTERS ARE REGISTERED.
SO, FOR INSTANCE, IN PEORIA, YOU VOTERS ARE REGISTERED.
SO, FOR INSTANCE, IN PEORIA, YOU
DON’T HAVE AN ELECTION AUTHORITY SO, FOR INSTANCE, IN PEORIA, YOU
DON’T HAVE AN ELECTION AUTHORITY
FOR THE CITY OF PEORIA OR DO DON’T HAVE AN ELECTION AUTHORITY
FOR THE CITY OF PEORIA OR DO
YOU? FOR THE CITY OF PEORIA OR DO
YOU?
>>YES, WE DO. YOU?
>>YES, WE DO.
>>I AM SORRY. PEORIA IS ONE OF>>YES, WE DO.
>>I AM SORRY. PEORIA IS ONE OF
FEW PLACES IN THE STATE.>>I AM SORRY. PEORIA IS ONE OF
FEW PLACES IN THE STATE.
>>ONE IN BLOOMINGTON AS WELL. FEW PLACES IN THE STATE.
>>ONE IN BLOOMINGTON AS WELL.
>>AND BLOOMINGTON IS ONE, RIGHT.>>ONE IN BLOOMINGTON AS WELL.
>>AND BLOOMINGTON IS ONE, RIGHT.
PEORIA AND BLOOMINGTON, IN THE>>AND BLOOMINGTON IS ONE, RIGHT.
PEORIA AND BLOOMINGTON, IN THE
CITY, THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE PEORIA AND BLOOMINGTON, IN THE
CITY, THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE
CITIES HAVE TO SIGN THE CITY CITY, THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE
CITIES HAVE TO SIGN THE CITY
PETITION. CITIES HAVE TO SIGN THE CITY
PETITION.
THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE REST PETITION.
THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE REST
OF THE COUNTY HAVE TO SIGN THE THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE REST
OF THE COUNTY HAVE TO SIGN THE
COUNTY PETITION. OF THE COUNTY HAVE TO SIGN THE
COUNTY PETITION.
IT IS VERY IMPORTANT COUNTY PETITION.
IT IS VERY IMPORTANT
DISTINCTION. IF YOU SIGN THE IT IS VERY IMPORTANT
DISTINCTION. IF YOU SIGN THE
WRONG PETITION, YOUR SIGNATURE DISTINCTION. IF YOU SIGN THE
WRONG PETITION, YOUR SIGNATURE
WON’T BE COUNTED. WRONG PETITION, YOUR SIGNATURE
WON’T BE COUNTED.
THERE IS A THRESHOLD OF A NUMBER WON’T BE COUNTED.
THERE IS A THRESHOLD OF A NUMBER
OF SIGNATURES AND A DEADLINE? THERE IS A THRESHOLD OF A NUMBER
OF SIGNATURES AND A DEADLINE?
WE NEED 282,000 VALID SIGNATURES OF SIGNATURES AND A DEADLINE?
WE NEED 282,000 VALID SIGNATURES
TO BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY WE NEED 282,000 VALID SIGNATURES
TO BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY
OF STATE BY MAY 2. TO BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY
OF STATE BY MAY 2.
BUT OUR GOAL IS 500,000 OF STATE BY MAY 2.
BUT OUR GOAL IS 500,000
SIGNATURES BECAUSE WE BELIEVE BUT OUR GOAL IS 500,000
SIGNATURES BECAUSE WE BELIEVE
THAT OUR PETITIONS WILL BE SIGNATURES BECAUSE WE BELIEVE
THAT OUR PETITIONS WILL BE
CHALLENGED, AND WE WANT TO MAKE THAT OUR PETITIONS WILL BE
CHALLENGED, AND WE WANT TO MAKE
SURE THAT WE HAVE ENOUGH OF A CHALLENGED, AND WE WANT TO MAKE
SURE THAT WE HAVE ENOUGH OF A
CUSHION TO WITH STAND ANY SURE THAT WE HAVE ENOUGH OF A
CUSHION TO WITH STAND ANY
CHALLENGES THAT ARE BROUGHT CUSHION TO WITH STAND ANY
CHALLENGES THAT ARE BROUGHT
AGAINST OUR PETITION DRIVE. CHALLENGES THAT ARE BROUGHT
AGAINST OUR PETITION DRIVE.
>>IN PREPARING TO DISCUSS ABOUT AGAINST OUR PETITION DRIVE.
>>IN PREPARING TO DISCUSS ABOUT
WHAT THE FORM WOULD BE FOR THIS>>IN PREPARING TO DISCUSS ABOUT
WHAT THE FORM WOULD BE FOR THIS
NEW PROCESS, LET’S TAKE A LOOK WHAT THE FORM WOULD BE FOR THIS
NEW PROCESS, LET’S TAKE A LOOK
AT A MAP HERE IN JUST A MOMENT NEW PROCESS, LET’S TAKE A LOOK
AT A MAP HERE IN JUST A MOMENT
OF WHAT SOME OF THE DISTRICTS AT A MAP HERE IN JUST A MOMENT
OF WHAT SOME OF THE DISTRICTS
CURRENTLY LOOK LIKE IN THE STATE OF WHAT SOME OF THE DISTRICTS
CURRENTLY LOOK LIKE IN THE STATE
OF ILLINOIS. CURRENTLY LOOK LIKE IN THE STATE
OF ILLINOIS.
THIS IS FOR LEGISLATIVE DIS, NOT OF ILLINOIS.
THIS IS FOR LEGISLATIVE DIS, NOT
CONGRESSIONAL. THIS IS FOR LEGISLATIVE DIS, NOT
CONGRESSIONAL.
THERE ARE A COUPLE OF THEM THAT CONGRESSIONAL.
THERE ARE A COUPLE OF THEM THAT
ARE HIGHLIGHTED HERE. THERE ARE A COUPLE OF THEM THAT
ARE HIGHLIGHTED HERE.
>>THE TOP ONE IS SENATE DISTRICT ARE HIGHLIGHTED HERE.
>>THE TOP ONE IS SENATE DISTRICT
38.>>THE TOP ONE IS SENATE DISTRICT
38.
THE YOU VIEWERS CAN SEE THAT IT 38.
THE YOU VIEWERS CAN SEE THAT IT
HAS AN INTERESTING TAIL ON THE THE YOU VIEWERS CAN SEE THAT IT
HAS AN INTERESTING TAIL ON THE
END OF IT. HAS AN INTERESTING TAIL ON THE
END OF IT.
THE REASON THAT THAT TAIL WAS END OF IT.
THE REASON THAT THAT TAIL WAS
DRAWN INTO THAT DISTRICT WAS THE REASON THAT THAT TAIL WAS
DRAWN INTO THAT DISTRICT WAS
BECAUSE THE INCUMBENT, FIANCE’S DRAWN INTO THAT DISTRICT WAS
BECAUSE THE INCUMBENT, FIANCE’S
RESIDENCE WAS AT THE BOTTOM OF BECAUSE THE INCUMBENT, FIANCE’S
RESIDENCE WAS AT THE BOTTOM OF
THE TAIL. RESIDENCE WAS AT THE BOTTOM OF
THE TAIL.
>>WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THE HOUSE THE TAIL.
>>WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THE HOUSE
DISTRICT ON THE RIGHT, THE>>WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THE HOUSE
DISTRICT ON THE RIGHT, THE
LITTLE TAIL, LITERALLY IS COMING DISTRICT ON THE RIGHT, THE
LITTLE TAIL, LITERALLY IS COMING
OFF THE FAR RIGHT. LITTLE TAIL, LITERALLY IS COMING
OFF THE FAR RIGHT.
>>CIRCLED IN THE PINK? OFF THE FAR RIGHT.
>>CIRCLED IN THE PINK?
>>CORRECT.>>CIRCLED IN THE PINK?
>>CORRECT.
>>YELLOW ONE GOES FROM THE ST.>>CORRECT.
>>YELLOW ONE GOES FROM THE ST.
LOUIS AREA ON UP.>>YELLOW ONE GOES FROM THE ST.
LOUIS AREA ON UP.
THAT’S SENATE DISTRICT 51. LOUIS AREA ON UP.
THAT’S SENATE DISTRICT 51.
WHAT THEY DID WAS THEY THREW THAT’S SENATE DISTRICT 51.
WHAT THEY DID WAS THEY THREW
THROUGH FOUR INCUMBANTS INTO ONE WHAT THEY DID WAS THEY THREW
THROUGH FOUR INCUMBANTS INTO ONE
DISTRICT AND FORMER SENATE DUANE THROUGH FOUR INCUMBANTS INTO ONE
DISTRICT AND FORMER SENATE DUANE
NOLAND, WHO IS ONE OF OUR BEST DISTRICT AND FORMER SENATE DUANE
NOLAND, WHO IS ONE OF OUR BEST
AND BRIGHTEST ENDED UP RETIRING NOLAND, WHO IS ONE OF OUR BEST
AND BRIGHTEST ENDED UP RETIRING
OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BECAUSE AND BRIGHTEST ENDED UP RETIRING
OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BECAUSE
OF THE WAY THAT MAP WAS DALLMAN OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BECAUSE
OF THE WAY THAT MAP WAS DALLMAN
POWER PLANT. OF THE WAY THAT MAP WAS DALLMAN
POWER PLANT.
OTHER THING ABOUT 51, THERE IS POWER PLANT.
OTHER THING ABOUT 51, THERE IS
THE COMMUNITY OF EFFINGHAM THAT OTHER THING ABOUT 51, THERE IS
THE COMMUNITY OF EFFINGHAM THAT
HAS THREE DIFFERENT ILLINOIS THE COMMUNITY OF EFFINGHAM THAT
HAS THREE DIFFERENT ILLINOIS
SENATORS THAT REPRESENT THAT HAS THREE DIFFERENT ILLINOIS
SENATORS THAT REPRESENT THAT
SMALL COMMUNITY BECAUSE OF THE SENATORS THAT REPRESENT THAT
SMALL COMMUNITY BECAUSE OF THE
WAY THESE MAPS ARE DRAWN. SMALL COMMUNITY BECAUSE OF THE
WAY THESE MAPS ARE DRAWN.
>>SO THAT’S ONE CHANGE THAT I WAY THESE MAPS ARE DRAWN.
>>SO THAT’S ONE CHANGE THAT I
KNOW OF IS THAT IT IS GOING TO>>SO THAT’S ONE CHANGE THAT I
KNOW OF IS THAT IT IS GOING TO
RESPECT TO THE DEGREE POSSIBLE, KNOW OF IS THAT IT IS GOING TO
RESPECT TO THE DEGREE POSSIBLE,
COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES IN THE RESPECT TO THE DEGREE POSSIBLE,
COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES IN THE
PROPOSAL? COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES IN THE
PROPOSAL?
>>YES, ABSOLUTELY. PROPOSAL?
>>YES, ABSOLUTELY.
NO MORE SPLITTING UP OF SMALL>>YES, ABSOLUTELY.
NO MORE SPLITTING UP OF SMALL
CITY LIKE — I THINK I BELIEVE NO MORE SPLITTING UP OF SMALL
CITY LIKE — I THINK I BELIEVE
THEIR POPULATION IS 34,000. CITY LIKE — I THINK I BELIEVE
THEIR POPULATION IS 34,000.
COMMUNITIES LIKE THAT HAVE BEEN THEIR POPULATION IS 34,000.
COMMUNITIES LIKE THAT HAVE BEEN
SPLIT UP FOR PURELY POLITICAL COMMUNITIES LIKE THAT HAVE BEEN
SPLIT UP FOR PURELY POLITICAL
REASONS TO VIRTUALLY GUARANTEE SPLIT UP FOR PURELY POLITICAL
REASONS TO VIRTUALLY GUARANTEE
THE REELECTION OF FAVORED REASONS TO VIRTUALLY GUARANTEE
THE REELECTION OF FAVORED
INCUMBANTS AND TO MAXIMIZE THE THE REELECTION OF FAVORED
INCUMBANTS AND TO MAXIMIZE THE
POLITICAL POWER OF ONE PARTY OR INCUMBANTS AND TO MAXIMIZE THE
POLITICAL POWER OF ONE PARTY OR
THE OTHER. POLITICAL POWER OF ONE PARTY OR
THE OTHER.
AND I DO WANT TO SAY ABOUT THESE THE OTHER.
AND I DO WANT TO SAY ABOUT THESE
TWO DISTRICTS. AND I DO WANT TO SAY ABOUT THESE
TWO DISTRICTS.
THIS JUST HAPPENS TO BE TWO TWO DISTRICTS.
THIS JUST HAPPENS TO BE TWO
EXAMPLES FROM THE LAST TIME THE THIS JUST HAPPENS TO BE TWO
EXAMPLES FROM THE LAST TIME THE
MAP WAS DONE. EXAMPLES FROM THE LAST TIME THE
MAP WAS DONE.
IT JUST SO HAPPENED THE DEPUTIES MAP WAS DONE.
IT JUST SO HAPPENED THE DEPUTIES
HAD THE POWER TO DRAW THE MAP IN IT JUST SO HAPPENED THE DEPUTIES
HAD THE POWER TO DRAW THE MAP IN
2001. HAD THE POWER TO DRAW THE MAP IN
2001.
BUT IN 1991, IT WAS THE 2001.
BUT IN 1991, IT WAS THE
REPUBLICANS WHO HAD THE POWER TO BUT IN 1991, IT WAS THE
REPUBLICANS WHO HAD THE POWER TO
DRAW THE MAP, AND THEY DIDN’T REPUBLICANS WHO HAD THE POWER TO
DRAW THE MAP, AND THEY DIDN’T
BEHAVE ANY BETTER THAN THE DRAW THE MAP, AND THEY DIDN’T
BEHAVE ANY BETTER THAN THE
DEMOCRATS DID. BEHAVE ANY BETTER THAN THE
DEMOCRATS DID.
(LAUGHING) SO THIS REALLY — DEMOCRATS DID.
(LAUGHING) SO THIS REALLY —
THIS ISN’T A PARTISAN ISSUE? (LAUGHING) SO THIS REALLY —
THIS ISN’T A PARTISAN ISSUE?
>>NO, NOT AT ALL. THIS ISN’T A PARTISAN ISSUE?
>>NO, NOT AT ALL.
MY FAVORITE QUOTE FROM AN>>NO, NOT AT ALL.
MY FAVORITE QUOTE FROM AN
INCUMBENT LEGISLATOR ON THE MY FAVORITE QUOTE FROM AN
INCUMBENT LEGISLATOR ON THE
SUBJECT CAME FROM SENATOR DALE INCUMBENT LEGISLATOR ON THE
SUBJECT CAME FROM SENATOR DALE
RIGHTER WHO IS THE REPUBLICAN SUBJECT CAME FROM SENATOR DALE
RIGHTER WHO IS THE REPUBLICAN
SPOKESPERSON ON THE RIGHTER WHO IS THE REPUBLICAN
SPOKESPERSON ON THE
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE. SPOKESPERSON ON THE
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE.
AT ONE OF THE HEARINGS HE REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE.
AT ONE OF THE HEARINGS HE
ACTUALLY SAID “COULD WE ALL HAVE AT ONE OF THE HEARINGS HE
ACTUALLY SAID “COULD WE ALL HAVE
A MOMENT OF CONFESSION AND ADMIT ACTUALLY SAID “COULD WE ALL HAVE
A MOMENT OF CONFESSION AND ADMIT
THAT BOTH OF OUR PARTIES HAVE A MOMENT OF CONFESSION AND ADMIT
THAT BOTH OF OUR PARTIES HAVE
DONE THIS.” THAT BOTH OF OUR PARTIES HAVE
DONE THIS.”
SO IT IS REALLY BEEN — AS I DONE THIS.”
SO IT IS REALLY BEEN — AS I
SAID, IT IS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SO IT IS REALLY BEEN — AS I
SAID, IT IS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
BAD BEHAVIOR, ON THE PART OF SAID, IT IS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
BAD BEHAVIOR, ON THE PART OF
BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES, AND IT BAD BEHAVIOR, ON THE PART OF
BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES, AND IT
HAS NOT SERVED THE PEOPLE OF BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES, AND IT
HAS NOT SERVED THE PEOPLE OF
ILLINOIS WELL. HAS NOT SERVED THE PEOPLE OF
ILLINOIS WELL.
AS YOU KNOW, EVERYONE WHO PAYS ILLINOIS WELL.
AS YOU KNOW, EVERYONE WHO PAYS
ATTENTION TO STATE ISSUES KNOWS AS YOU KNOW, EVERYONE WHO PAYS
ATTENTION TO STATE ISSUES KNOWS
OUR STATE IS ABOUT TO BE DRIVEN ATTENTION TO STATE ISSUES KNOWS
OUR STATE IS ABOUT TO BE DRIVEN
OFF A CLIFF, AND THERE IS NOT OUR STATE IS ABOUT TO BE DRIVEN
OFF A CLIFF, AND THERE IS NOT
ONE PERSON IN THE GENERAL OFF A CLIFF, AND THERE IS NOT
ONE PERSON IN THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY WHO HASN’T UNDERSTOOD ONE PERSON IN THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY WHO HASN’T UNDERSTOOD
THAT FOR SOME TIME, AND, YET, ASSEMBLY WHO HASN’T UNDERSTOOD
THAT FOR SOME TIME, AND, YET,
HERE WE ARE. THAT FOR SOME TIME, AND, YET,
HERE WE ARE.
NONE OF THE STATES SERIOUS HERE WE ARE.
NONE OF THE STATES SERIOUS
PROBLEMS ARE ADDRESSED, AND WE NONE OF THE STATES SERIOUS
PROBLEMS ARE ADDRESSED, AND WE
DON’T SEE ANY INDICATION THAT PROBLEMS ARE ADDRESSED, AND WE
DON’T SEE ANY INDICATION THAT
THEY ARE GOING TO BE ADDRESSED DON’T SEE ANY INDICATION THAT
THEY ARE GOING TO BE ADDRESSED
ANY TIME SOON. THEY ARE GOING TO BE ADDRESSED
ANY TIME SOON.
AND, AS I SAID EARLIER, THE ANY TIME SOON.
AND, AS I SAID EARLIER, THE
BIGGEST REASON FOR THAT IS IT AND, AS I SAID EARLIER, THE
BIGGEST REASON FOR THAT IS IT
DOESN’T MATTER HOW BAD A JOB BIGGEST REASON FOR THAT IS IT
DOESN’T MATTER HOW BAD A JOB
INCUMBANTS DO. DOESN’T MATTER HOW BAD A JOB
INCUMBANTS DO.
THEIR REELECTIONS ARE VIRTUALLY INCUMBANTS DO.
THEIR REELECTIONS ARE VIRTUALLY
GUARANTEED BECAUSE THE DISTRICTS THEIR REELECTIONS ARE VIRTUALLY
GUARANTEED BECAUSE THE DISTRICTS
ARE DRAWN TO VIRTUALLY GUARANTEE GUARANTEED BECAUSE THE DISTRICTS
ARE DRAWN TO VIRTUALLY GUARANTEE
THEIR REELECTION. ARE DRAWN TO VIRTUALLY GUARANTEE
THEIR REELECTION.
>>SO COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES ARE THEIR REELECTION.
>>SO COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES ARE
GOING TO BE RESPECTED, AND THERE>>SO COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES ARE
GOING TO BE RESPECTED, AND THERE
IS THIS DE NESTING. GOING TO BE RESPECTED, AND THERE
IS THIS DE NESTING.
WHAT — THAT’S THE HOUSE VERSUS IS THIS DE NESTING.
WHAT — THAT’S THE HOUSE VERSUS
THE SENATE? WHAT — THAT’S THE HOUSE VERSUS
THE SENATE?
>>RIGHT NOW THE WAY THE MAPS THE SENATE?
>>RIGHT NOW THE WAY THE MAPS
ARE DRAWN, TWO HOUSE DISTRICTS>>RIGHT NOW THE WAY THE MAPS
ARE DRAWN, TWO HOUSE DISTRICTS
HAVE TO FIT WITHIN A SENATE ARE DRAWN, TWO HOUSE DISTRICTS
HAVE TO FIT WITHIN A SENATE
DISTRICT. HAVE TO FIT WITHIN A SENATE
DISTRICT.
WHAT OUR PROCESS WOULD BE WOULD DISTRICT.
WHAT OUR PROCESS WOULD BE WOULD
BE TO DENEST THE HOUSE AND WHAT OUR PROCESS WOULD BE WOULD
BE TO DENEST THE HOUSE AND
SENATE DISTRICT SO THERE WOULD BE TO DENEST THE HOUSE AND
SENATE DISTRICT SO THERE WOULD
BE A SENATE MAP AND A HOUSE MAP SENATE DISTRICT SO THERE WOULD
BE A SENATE MAP AND A HOUSE MAP
THAT WOULD BE TOTALLY BE A SENATE MAP AND A HOUSE MAP
THAT WOULD BE TOTALLY
INDEPENDENT OF EACH OTHER. THAT WOULD BE TOTALLY
INDEPENDENT OF EACH OTHER.
YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO TRY TO FIT INDEPENDENT OF EACH OTHER.
YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO TRY TO FIT
TWO HOUSE DISTRICTS INTO ONE YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO TRY TO FIT
TWO HOUSE DISTRICTS INTO ONE
SENATE DISTRICT. TWO HOUSE DISTRICTS INTO ONE
SENATE DISTRICT.
THE OTHER IMPORTANT POINTS OF SENATE DISTRICT.
THE OTHER IMPORTANT POINTS OF
OUR PLAN, H, ARE THAT WE WANT TO THE OTHER IMPORTANT POINTS OF
OUR PLAN, H, ARE THAT WE WANT TO
TURN THE PROCESS OVER TO AN OUR PLAN, H, ARE THAT WE WANT TO
TURN THE PROCESS OVER TO AN
INDEPENDENT BIPARTISAN TURN THE PROCESS OVER TO AN
INDEPENDENT BIPARTISAN
COMMISSION AS THE FIRST STEP IN INDEPENDENT BIPARTISAN
COMMISSION AS THE FIRST STEP IN
DRAWING THE MAPS WITH TOTAL COMMISSION AS THE FIRST STEP IN
DRAWING THE MAPS WITH TOTAL
TRANSPARENCY, WITH PUBLIC INPUT, DRAWING THE MAPS WITH TOTAL
TRANSPARENCY, WITH PUBLIC INPUT,
AND, AGAIN, THAT WOULD BE TRANSPARENCY, WITH PUBLIC INPUT,
AND, AGAIN, THAT WOULD BE
TOTALLY DIFFERENT THAN THE AND, AGAIN, THAT WOULD BE
TOTALLY DIFFERENT THAN THE
CURRENT SYSTEM. TOTALLY DIFFERENT THAN THE
CURRENT SYSTEM.
>>SO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WOULD CURRENT SYSTEM.
>>SO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WOULD
HAVE — THEY WOULDN’T EVEN START>>SO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WOULD
HAVE — THEY WOULDN’T EVEN START
WITH THIS MAP PROCESS UNDER YOUR HAVE — THEY WOULDN’T EVEN START
WITH THIS MAP PROCESS UNDER YOUR
PROPOSAL? WITH THIS MAP PROCESS UNDER YOUR
PROPOSAL?
>>YES, UNDER OUR PROPOSAL, NOT PROPOSAL?
>>YES, UNDER OUR PROPOSAL, NOT
ONLY WOULD THEY NOT START WITH>>YES, UNDER OUR PROPOSAL, NOT
ONLY WOULD THEY NOT START WITH
THE PROCESS, THERE IS NO POINT ONLY WOULD THEY NOT START WITH
THE PROCESS, THERE IS NO POINT
IN OUR PROCESS WHEN THE MEMBERS THE PROCESS, THERE IS NO POINT
IN OUR PROCESS WHEN THE MEMBERS
OR THE LEADERS OF THE GENERAL IN OUR PROCESS WHEN THE MEMBERS
OR THE LEADERS OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY WOULD BE DRAWING THE OR THE LEADERS OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY WOULD BE DRAWING THE
DISTRICTS. ASSEMBLY WOULD BE DRAWING THE
DISTRICTS.
THE LEADERS WOULD APPOINT THE DISTRICTS.
THE LEADERS WOULD APPOINT THE
MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION, BUT THE LEADERS WOULD APPOINT THE
MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION, BUT
THEY ARE VERY RESTRICTED. MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION, BUT
THEY ARE VERY RESTRICTED.
YOU CANNOT APPOINT CURRENT THEY ARE VERY RESTRICTED.
YOU CANNOT APPOINT CURRENT
LEGISLATOR OS OR LOBBYISTS OR YOU CANNOT APPOINT CURRENT
LEGISLATOR OS OR LOBBYISTS OR
STATE EMPLOYEES OR CONTRACTORS. LEGISLATOR OS OR LOBBYISTS OR
STATE EMPLOYEES OR CONTRACTORS.
AND THE HUGE DIFFERENCE IN TERMS STATE EMPLOYEES OR CONTRACTORS.
AND THE HUGE DIFFERENCE IN TERMS
OF THAT PART OF THE PROCESS IS, AND THE HUGE DIFFERENCE IN TERMS
OF THAT PART OF THE PROCESS IS,
THOSE EIGHT PARTISAN MEMBERS, OF THAT PART OF THE PROCESS IS,
THOSE EIGHT PARTISAN MEMBERS,
THE FOUR REPUBLICANS AND FOUR THOSE EIGHT PARTISAN MEMBERS,
THE FOUR REPUBLICANS AND FOUR
DEMOCRATS, MUST AGREE ON THE THE FOUR REPUBLICANS AND FOUR
DEMOCRATS, MUST AGREE ON THE
NINTH PERSON WHO THEN DEMOCRATS, MUST AGREE ON THE
NINTH PERSON WHO THEN
ESSENTIALLY BECOMES THE TIE NINTH PERSON WHO THEN
ESSENTIALLY BECOMES THE TIE
BREAKER. ESSENTIALLY BECOMES THE TIE
BREAKER.
NO MORE PULLING THE NAME OF ONE BREAKER.
NO MORE PULLING THE NAME OF ONE
PARTISAN PERSON OR ANOTHER OUT NO MORE PULLING THE NAME OF ONE
PARTISAN PERSON OR ANOTHER OUT
OF THE HAT SO THAT THE WINNER PARTISAN PERSON OR ANOTHER OUT
OF THE HAT SO THAT THE WINNER
TAKES ALL. OF THE HAT SO THAT THE WINNER
TAKES ALL.
THERE IS NO WINNER TAKE ALL TAKES ALL.
THERE IS NO WINNER TAKE ALL
POSSIBILITY IN OUR CONSTRUCTION THERE IS NO WINNER TAKE ALL
POSSIBILITY IN OUR CONSTRUCTION
OF THE COMMISSION. POSSIBILITY IN OUR CONSTRUCTION
OF THE COMMISSION.
THEY MUST COME TO BIPARTISAN OF THE COMMISSION.
THEY MUST COME TO BIPARTISAN
AGREEMENT. THEY MUST COME TO BIPARTISAN
AGREEMENT.
THEY ALSO HAVE TO STRICTLY AGREEMENT.
THEY ALSO HAVE TO STRICTLY
FOLLOW THE CRITERIA WE HAVE LAID THEY ALSO HAVE TO STRICTLY
FOLLOW THE CRITERIA WE HAVE LAID
OUT BECAUSE THOSE CRITERIA THEN FOLLOW THE CRITERIA WE HAVE LAID
OUT BECAUSE THOSE CRITERIA THEN
WOULD BE IN THE STATE OUT BECAUSE THOSE CRITERIA THEN
WOULD BE IN THE STATE
CONSTITUTION. WOULD BE IN THE STATE
CONSTITUTION.
MINORITY VOTING RIGHTS WOULD BE CONSTITUTION.
MINORITY VOTING RIGHTS WOULD BE
PROTECTED. MINORITY VOTING RIGHTS WOULD BE
PROTECTED.
MUNICIPAL AND OTHER GEOGRAPHIC PROTECTED.
MUNICIPAL AND OTHER GEOGRAPHIC
BOUNDARIES WOULD BE RESPECTED, MUNICIPAL AND OTHER GEOGRAPHIC
BOUNDARIES WOULD BE RESPECTED,
AND THERE WOULD BE NO DRAWING OF BOUNDARIES WOULD BE RESPECTED,
AND THERE WOULD BE NO DRAWING OF
DISTRICTS TO PROTECT INCUMBANTS AND THERE WOULD BE NO DRAWING OF
DISTRICTS TO PROTECT INCUMBANTS
OR TO ADVANTAGE OR DISADVANTAGE DISTRICTS TO PROTECT INCUMBANTS
OR TO ADVANTAGE OR DISADVANTAGE
ONE PARTY OR THE OTHER. OR TO ADVANTAGE OR DISADVANTAGE
ONE PARTY OR THE OTHER.
>>WOULD THE GOVERNOR HAVE A ROLE ONE PARTY OR THE OTHER.
>>WOULD THE GOVERNOR HAVE A ROLE
UNDER YOUR PROPOSAL?>>WOULD THE GOVERNOR HAVE A ROLE
UNDER YOUR PROPOSAL?
>>NO, THE GOVERNOR WOULD HAVE UNDER YOUR PROPOSAL?
>>NO, THE GOVERNOR WOULD HAVE
NO ROLE.>>NO, THE GOVERNOR WOULD HAVE
NO ROLE.
>>NONE WHATSOEVER. NO ROLE.
>>NONE WHATSOEVER.
>>NO.>>NONE WHATSOEVER.
>>NO.
>>NOT APPOINTING ANYBODY?>>NO.
>>NOT APPOINTING ANYBODY?
>>NO ROLE WHATSOEVER.>>NOT APPOINTING ANYBODY?
>>NO ROLE WHATSOEVER.
>>AND THE DEMOCRATIC — THE>>NO ROLE WHATSOEVER.
>>AND THE DEMOCRATIC — THE
DEMOCRATS HAVEN’T PUT A PROPOSAL>>AND THE DEMOCRATIC — THE
DEMOCRATS HAVEN’T PUT A PROPOSAL
FORWARD, THE SENATE DEMOCRATS. DEMOCRATS HAVEN’T PUT A PROPOSAL
FORWARD, THE SENATE DEMOCRATS.
THERE IS ONE AT THE TIME OF THIS FORWARD, THE SENATE DEMOCRATS.
THERE IS ONE AT THE TIME OF THIS
TAPING, THEY HAVE NOT. THERE IS ONE AT THE TIME OF THIS
TAPING, THEY HAVE NOT.
THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THEY TAPING, THEY HAVE NOT.
THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THEY
WOULD PUT ONE FORWARD, IT ALSO THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THEY
WOULD PUT ONE FORWARD, IT ALSO
WOULD HAVE TO GO BEFORE THE WOULD PUT ONE FORWARD, IT ALSO
WOULD HAVE TO GO BEFORE THE
PUBLIC IN THE FORM OF A WOULD HAVE TO GO BEFORE THE
PUBLIC IN THE FORM OF A
REFERENDUM. PUBLIC IN THE FORM OF A
REFERENDUM.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THEY PASS REFERENDUM.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THEY PASS
SOMETHING IN THE LEGISLATURE, WHAT HAPPENS IF THEY PASS
SOMETHING IN THE LEGISLATURE,
AND IT GOES ON THE BALLOT, AND SOMETHING IN THE LEGISLATURE,
AND IT GOES ON THE BALLOT, AND
YOUR PETITIONS ARE ALSO AND IT GOES ON THE BALLOT, AND
YOUR PETITIONS ARE ALSO
APPROVED, DO YOU HAVE TWO YOUR PETITIONS ARE ALSO
APPROVED, DO YOU HAVE TWO
DIFFERENT COMPETING? APPROVED, DO YOU HAVE TWO
DIFFERENT COMPETING?
>>THERE IS A VERY, VERY SLIGHT DIFFERENT COMPETING?
>>THERE IS A VERY, VERY SLIGHT
POSSIBILITY OF THAT, H.>>THERE IS A VERY, VERY SLIGHT
POSSIBILITY OF THAT, H.
BUT WE REALLY ARE VERY SKEPTICAL POSSIBILITY OF THAT, H.
BUT WE REALLY ARE VERY SKEPTICAL
THAT ANY LEGISLATIVE BUT WE REALLY ARE VERY SKEPTICAL
THAT ANY LEGISLATIVE
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WILL THAT ANY LEGISLATIVE
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WILL
PASS THIS SPRING. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WILL
PASS THIS SPRING.
WE BELIEVE THAT THE FAIR MAP PASS THIS SPRING.
WE BELIEVE THAT THE FAIR MAP
AMENDMENT WILL BE THE ONLY WE BELIEVE THAT THE FAIR MAP
AMENDMENT WILL BE THE ONLY
REDISTRICTING AMENDMENT THAT AMENDMENT WILL BE THE ONLY
REDISTRICTING AMENDMENT THAT
WILL BE ON THE BALLOT ON REDISTRICTING AMENDMENT THAT
WILL BE ON THE BALLOT ON
NOVEMBER 2. WILL BE ON THE BALLOT ON
NOVEMBER 2.
>>LET ME TALK ABOUT THE SENATE NOVEMBER 2.
>>LET ME TALK ABOUT THE SENATE
IDEAS.>>LET ME TALK ABOUT THE SENATE
IDEAS.
THEY PUT FORWARD SOME IDEAS. IDEAS.
THEY PUT FORWARD SOME IDEAS.
ONE OF THEM IS THAT — THEY WANT THEY PUT FORWARD SOME IDEAS.
ONE OF THEM IS THAT — THEY WANT
TO ABOLISH A TIE BREAKER, AND ONE OF THEM IS THAT — THEY WANT
TO ABOLISH A TIE BREAKER, AND
THEY WOULD O DO THAT BY TO ABOLISH A TIE BREAKER, AND
THEY WOULD O DO THAT BY
APPOINTING THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND THEY WOULD O DO THAT BY
APPOINTING THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND
JUSTICE OF THE OPPOSITE PARTY APPOINTING THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND
JUSTICE OF THE OPPOSITE PARTY
FROM THE SUPREME COURT, THEY JUSTICE OF THE OPPOSITE PARTY
FROM THE SUPREME COURT, THEY
WOULD SELECT A SPECIAL MASTER, FROM THE SUPREME COURT, THEY
WOULD SELECT A SPECIAL MASTER,
AS THEY CALL IT. WOULD SELECT A SPECIAL MASTER,
AS THEY CALL IT.
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THAT? AS THEY CALL IT.
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THAT?
>>THEY ACTUALLY GOT THAT FROM WHAT IS WRONG WITH THAT?
>>THEY ACTUALLY GOT THAT FROM
OUR PLAN.>>THEY ACTUALLY GOT THAT FROM
OUR PLAN.
THAT’S THE LAST STEP IN THE FAIR OUR PLAN.
THAT’S THE LAST STEP IN THE FAIR
MAP AMENDMENT PLAN. THAT’S THE LAST STEP IN THE FAIR
MAP AMENDMENT PLAN.
SO WE TOTALLY AGREE WITH THAT, MAP AMENDMENT PLAN.
SO WE TOTALLY AGREE WITH THAT,
THAT PART OF THE PLAN. SO WE TOTALLY AGREE WITH THAT,
THAT PART OF THE PLAN.
AND THEY HAVE ALSO ADDED A LOT THAT PART OF THE PLAN.
AND THEY HAVE ALSO ADDED A LOT
OF TRANSPARENCY IN THEIR PLAN AND THEY HAVE ALSO ADDED A LOT
OF TRANSPARENCY IN THEIR PLAN
AGAIN TAKING IT FROM OUR PLAN. OF TRANSPARENCY IN THEIR PLAN
AGAIN TAKING IT FROM OUR PLAN.
THERE HAS BEEN SOME PROGRESS AGAIN TAKING IT FROM OUR PLAN.
THERE HAS BEEN SOME PROGRESS
FROM WHERE WE WERE AT LAST FALL THERE HAS BEEN SOME PROGRESS
FROM WHERE WE WERE AT LAST FALL
TO WHERE WE ARE AT ON MARCH 15. FROM WHERE WE WERE AT LAST FALL
TO WHERE WE ARE AT ON MARCH 15.
BUT THERE ARE SOME SIGNIFICANT TO WHERE WE ARE AT ON MARCH 15.
BUT THERE ARE SOME SIGNIFICANT
DIFFERENCES FROM THE FAIR MAP BUT THERE ARE SOME SIGNIFICANT
DIFFERENCES FROM THE FAIR MAP
AMENDMENT AND WHAT THEY ARE DIFFERENCES FROM THE FAIR MAP
AMENDMENT AND WHAT THEY ARE
PROPOSING. AMENDMENT AND WHAT THEY ARE
PROPOSING.
THEY WANT THE LEGISLATORS TO PROPOSING.
THEY WANT THE LEGISLATORS TO
STILL HAVE FIRST CRACK AT THEY WANT THE LEGISLATORS TO
STILL HAVE FIRST CRACK AT
DRAWING THE MAPS. STILL HAVE FIRST CRACK AT
DRAWING THE MAPS.
>>YES, THAT’S IN HERE. DRAWING THE MAPS.
>>YES, THAT’S IN HERE.
>>THEY WANT A 60% APPROVAL OF>>YES, THAT’S IN HERE.
>>THEY WANT A 60% APPROVAL OF
THE MAPS RATHER THAN A>>THEY WANT A 60% APPROVAL OF
THE MAPS RATHER THAN A
TWO-THIRDS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL THE MAPS RATHER THAN A
TWO-THIRDS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL
OF THE MAPS, AND THEY ALSO DON’T TWO-THIRDS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL
OF THE MAPS, AND THEY ALSO DON’T
WANT TO PROHIBIT THE MAP DRAWERS OF THE MAPS, AND THEY ALSO DON’T
WANT TO PROHIBIT THE MAP DRAWERS
FROM LOOKING AT POLITICAL VOTING WANT TO PROHIBIT THE MAP DRAWERS
FROM LOOKING AT POLITICAL VOTING
HISTORY WHICH IS REALLY HOW THEY FROM LOOKING AT POLITICAL VOTING
HISTORY WHICH IS REALLY HOW THEY
COME UP WITH THESE CRAZY HISTORY WHICH IS REALLY HOW THEY
COME UP WITH THESE CRAZY
DISTRICTS AND ALL OF THE CRAZY COME UP WITH THESE CRAZY
DISTRICTS AND ALL OF THE CRAZY
LINES BY LOOKING AT VOTING DISTRICTS AND ALL OF THE CRAZY
LINES BY LOOKING AT VOTING
HISTORY. LINES BY LOOKING AT VOTING
HISTORY.
SO THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE HISTORY.
SO THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE
BETWEEN THE FAIR MAP A HAD MEANT SO THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE
BETWEEN THE FAIR MAP A HAD MEANT
AND WHAT THE SENATE DEMOCRATS BETWEEN THE FAIR MAP A HAD MEANT
AND WHAT THE SENATE DEMOCRATS
ARE PROPOSING. AND WHAT THE SENATE DEMOCRATS
ARE PROPOSING.
>>GO AHEAD. ARE PROPOSING.
>>GO AHEAD.
>>I DO WANT TO SAY THAT — AND I>>GO AHEAD.
>>I DO WANT TO SAY THAT — AND I
HAD SPOKEN WITH DEMOCRATS MANY>>I DO WANT TO SAY THAT — AND I
HAD SPOKEN WITH DEMOCRATS MANY
TIMES ABOUT THEIR PROPOSAL. HAD SPOKEN WITH DEMOCRATS MANY
TIMES ABOUT THEIR PROPOSAL.
FROM WHAT THE LEAGUE SEES, THERE TIMES ABOUT THEIR PROPOSAL.
FROM WHAT THE LEAGUE SEES, THERE
IS A BIG DISCONNECT BETWEEN WHAT FROM WHAT THE LEAGUE SEES, THERE
IS A BIG DISCONNECT BETWEEN WHAT
THE INCUMBENT MEMBERS OF THE IS A BIG DISCONNECT BETWEEN WHAT
THE INCUMBENT MEMBERS OF THE
LEGISLATURE THINK AND WHAT THE THE INCUMBENT MEMBERS OF THE
LEGISLATURE THINK AND WHAT THE
PUBLIC THINKS SHOULD BE DONE. LEGISLATURE THINK AND WHAT THE
PUBLIC THINKS SHOULD BE DONE.
THE LEAGUE, YOU PROBABLY KNOW, PUBLIC THINKS SHOULD BE DONE.
THE LEAGUE, YOU PROBABLY KNOW,
OR MAYBE YOU DON’T KNOW. THE LEAGUE, YOU PROBABLY KNOW,
OR MAYBE YOU DON’T KNOW.
IT IS OUR 90TH BIRTHDAY. OR MAYBE YOU DON’T KNOW.
IT IS OUR 90TH BIRTHDAY.
I DID NOT KNOW. IT IS OUR 90TH BIRTHDAY.
I DID NOT KNOW.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LEAGUE. I DID NOT KNOW.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LEAGUE.
>>THANK YOU. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LEAGUE.
>>THANK YOU.
WE WERE FOUNDED BY THE SUFFRAGE,>>THANK YOU.
WE WERE FOUNDED BY THE SUFFRAGE,
THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT SO HARD TO WE WERE FOUNDED BY THE SUFFRAGE,
THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT SO HARD TO
GET WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE. THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT SO HARD TO
GET WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.
WHEN THEY GOT WOMEN THE RIGHT TO GET WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.
WHEN THEY GOT WOMEN THE RIGHT TO
VOTE, THEY FELT WOMEN NEEDED TO WHEN THEY GOT WOMEN THE RIGHT TO
VOTE, THEY FELT WOMEN NEEDED TO
BE EDUCATED ABOUT THE ISSUES OF VOTE, THEY FELT WOMEN NEEDED TO
BE EDUCATED ABOUT THE ISSUES OF
THE DAY. THAT’S REALLY BEEN OUR BE EDUCATED ABOUT THE ISSUES OF
THE DAY. THAT’S REALLY BEEN OUR
PURPOSE FOR 90 YEARS. THE DAY. THAT’S REALLY BEEN OUR
PURPOSE FOR 90 YEARS.
NOW, OF COURSE, WE ARE PERFECTLY PURPOSE FOR 90 YEARS.
NOW, OF COURSE, WE ARE PERFECTLY
HAPPY TO EDUCATE MENACE WELL NOW, OF COURSE, WE ARE PERFECTLY
HAPPY TO EDUCATE MENACE WELL
ABOUT THE ISSUES OF THE DAY. HAPPY TO EDUCATE MENACE WELL
ABOUT THE ISSUES OF THE DAY.
BUR THAT’S THE WHOLE REASON WE ABOUT THE ISSUES OF THE DAY.
BUR THAT’S THE WHOLE REASON WE
EXIST, REGISTER AND EDUCATE BUR THAT’S THE WHOLE REASON WE
EXIST, REGISTER AND EDUCATE
VOTERS. EXIST, REGISTER AND EDUCATE
VOTERS.
SINCE WE ARE SO USED TO VOTERS.
SINCE WE ARE SO USED TO
EDUCATING VOTERS ON COMPLEX SINCE WE ARE SO USED TO
EDUCATING VOTERS ON COMPLEX
ISSUES, WE REALLY THOUGHT EDUCATING VOTERS ON COMPLEX
ISSUES, WE REALLY THOUGHT
GETTING THESE PETITIONS SIGNED ISSUES, WE REALLY THOUGHT
GETTING THESE PETITIONS SIGNED
WAS GOING TO BE A DAUNTING TASK, GETTING THESE PETITIONS SIGNED
WAS GOING TO BE A DAUNTING TASK,
EXPLAINING THIS TO THE PUBLIC. WAS GOING TO BE A DAUNTING TASK,
EXPLAINING THIS TO THE PUBLIC.
WE HAVE BEEN STUNNED BY HOW EASY EXPLAINING THIS TO THE PUBLIC.
WE HAVE BEEN STUNNED BY HOW EASY
IT IS. WE HAVE BEEN STUNNED BY HOW EASY
IT IS.
OUR MEMBERS USE VARIOUS PITCHES, IT IS.
OUR MEMBERS USE VARIOUS PITCHES,
WHATEVER THEY ARE MOST OUR MEMBERS USE VARIOUS PITCHES,
WHATEVER THEY ARE MOST
COMFORTABLE SAYING, BUT IT IS WHATEVER THEY ARE MOST
COMFORTABLE SAYING, BUT IT IS
SOME VERSION OF “HELLO, DID YOU COMFORTABLE SAYING, BUT IT IS
SOME VERSION OF “HELLO, DID YOU
THOUGH THAT MEMBERS OF THE SOME VERSION OF “HELLO, DID YOU
THOUGH THAT MEMBERS OF THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY DRAW THE THOUGH THAT MEMBERS OF THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY DRAW THE
DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THEY RUN GENERAL ASSEMBLY DRAW THE
DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THEY RUN
FOR REELECTION?” DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THEY RUN
FOR REELECTION?”
VOTERS GO “WHAT!” MOST DIDN’T FOR REELECTION?”
VOTERS GO “WHAT!” MOST DIDN’T
KNOW THAT. VOTERS GO “WHAT!” MOST DIDN’T
KNOW THAT.
THEY CAN’T BELIEVE IT. KNOW THAT.
THEY CAN’T BELIEVE IT.
THEY ARE A PAULED, AND THEN WE THEY CAN’T BELIEVE IT.
THEY ARE A PAULED, AND THEN WE
GET TO THE SECOND SENTENCE WHICH THEY ARE A PAULED, AND THEN WE
GET TO THE SECOND SENTENCE WHICH
IS SO “WOULD YOU SIGN THIS GET TO THE SECOND SENTENCE WHICH
IS SO “WOULD YOU SIGN THIS
PETITION BECAUSE WE ARE TRYING IS SO “WOULD YOU SIGN THIS
PETITION BECAUSE WE ARE TRYING
TO REFORM — BEFORE WE CAN EVEN PETITION BECAUSE WE ARE TRYING
TO REFORM — BEFORE WE CAN EVEN
FINISH THE SENTENCE THEY ARE TO REFORM — BEFORE WE CAN EVEN
FINISH THE SENTENCE THEY ARE
LITERALLY GRAB BEING THE FINISH THE SENTENCE THEY ARE
LITERALLY GRAB BEING THE
CLIPBOARD OUT OF OUR HANDS TO LITERALLY GRAB BEING THE
CLIPBOARD OUT OF OUR HANDS TO
SIGN THE PETITION. CLIPBOARD OUT OF OUR HANDS TO
SIGN THE PETITION.
>>THIS EXPERIENCE PUSHES ME TO SIGN THE PETITION.
>>THIS EXPERIENCE PUSHES ME TO
ASK THE NEXT QUESTION OF ARE WE>>THIS EXPERIENCE PUSHES ME TO
ASK THE NEXT QUESTION OF ARE WE
TO BLAME? ASK THE NEXT QUESTION OF ARE WE
TO BLAME?
, WE, THE CITIZENS OF ILLINOIS, TO BLAME?
, WE, THE CITIZENS OF ILLINOIS,
IF THAT’S THE TYPICAL RESPONSE? , WE, THE CITIZENS OF ILLINOIS,
IF THAT’S THE TYPICAL RESPONSE?
MAYBE WE ARE GETTING EXACTLY IF THAT’S THE TYPICAL RESPONSE?
MAYBE WE ARE GETTING EXACTLY
WHAT WE DESERVE. MAYBE WE ARE GETTING EXACTLY
WHAT WE DESERVE.
>>I WOULD SAY THIS THERE ARE WHAT WE DESERVE.
>>I WOULD SAY THIS THERE ARE
HUGE ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN>>I WOULD SAY THIS THERE ARE
HUGE ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN
SPRINGFIELD, BUT I PERSONALLY HUGE ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN
SPRINGFIELD, BUT I PERSONALLY
BELIEVE THE NUMBER ONE ISSUE IN SPRINGFIELD, BUT I PERSONALLY
BELIEVE THE NUMBER ONE ISSUE IN
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS IS APATHY. BELIEVE THE NUMBER ONE ISSUE IN
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS IS APATHY.
YOU HEAR PEOPLE COMPLAIN ABOUT THE STATE OF ILLINOIS IS APATHY.
YOU HEAR PEOPLE COMPLAIN ABOUT
SPRINGFIELD OR WASHINGTON D.C. YOU HEAR PEOPLE COMPLAIN ABOUT
SPRINGFIELD OR WASHINGTON D.C.
THIS IS SOMETHING THAT EVERY SPRINGFIELD OR WASHINGTON D.C.
THIS IS SOMETHING THAT EVERY
REGISTERED VOTER IN THE STATE OF THIS IS SOMETHING THAT EVERY
REGISTERED VOTER IN THE STATE OF
ILLINOIS CAN DO TO TURN ILLINOIS REGISTERED VOTER IN THE STATE OF
ILLINOIS CAN DO TO TURN ILLINOIS
BACK IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. ILLINOIS CAN DO TO TURN ILLINOIS
BACK IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.
THEY JUST NEED TO SIGN A BACK IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.
THEY JUST NEED TO SIGN A
PETITION. THEY JUST NEED TO SIGN A
PETITION.
THEY NEED TO PASS A PETITION. PETITION.
THEY NEED TO PASS A PETITION.
THEY NEED TO GET ACTIVATED. THEY NEED TO PASS A PETITION.
THEY NEED TO GET ACTIVATED.
THEY NEED TO STOP COMPLAINING, THEY NEED TO GET ACTIVATED.
THEY NEED TO STOP COMPLAINING,
AND THEY NEED TO START DOING THEY NEED TO STOP COMPLAINING,
AND THEY NEED TO START DOING
SOMETHING ABOUT IT. AND THEY NEED TO START DOING
SOMETHING ABOUT IT.
AGAIN, I AM GOING TO GIVE THE SOMETHING ABOUT IT.
AGAIN, I AM GOING TO GIVE THE
WEB SITE ONE MORE TIME. AGAIN, I AM GOING TO GIVE THE
WEB SITE ONE MORE TIME.
ILFAIRMAP.COM. WEB SITE ONE MORE TIME.
ILFAIRMAP.COM.
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD PETITIONS. ILFAIRMAP.COM.
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD PETITIONS.
YOU LOOK AT HOW MANY PEOPLE YOU CAN DOWNLOAD PETITIONS.
YOU LOOK AT HOW MANY PEOPLE
VOTED IN THE PRIMARY ELECTION, YOU LOOK AT HOW MANY PEOPLE
VOTED IN THE PRIMARY ELECTION,
H, AT LEAST 15% OF REGISTERED VOTED IN THE PRIMARY ELECTION,
H, AT LEAST 15% OF REGISTERED
VOTERS BUT 8% OF AGE ELIGIBLE H, AT LEAST 15% OF REGISTERED
VOTERS BUT 8% OF AGE ELIGIBLE
VOTERS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. VOTERS BUT 8% OF AGE ELIGIBLE
VOTERS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
LOOK WHO WE PICKED FOR SOME OF VOTERS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
LOOK WHO WE PICKED FOR SOME OF
OUR CANDIDATES. LOOK WHO WE PICKED FOR SOME OF
OUR CANDIDATES.
THE PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS NEED TO OUR CANDIDATES.
THE PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS NEED TO
TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY. THE PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS NEED TO
TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY.
THE ONLY WAY WE WILL GET IT TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY.
THE ONLY WAY WE WILL GET IT
TURNED AROUND IS IF PEOPLE THE ONLY WAY WE WILL GET IT
TURNED AROUND IS IF PEOPLE
GOTTEN GAUGED. TURNED AROUND IS IF PEOPLE
GOTTEN GAUGED.
>>AND BRAD IS RIGHT. GOTTEN GAUGED.
>>AND BRAD IS RIGHT.
THIS IS THE EASIEST THING THAT>>AND BRAD IS RIGHT.
THIS IS THE EASIEST THING THAT
EVERY REGISTERED VOTER CAN DO TO THIS IS THE EASIEST THING THAT
EVERY REGISTERED VOTER CAN DO TO
ACTUALLY GET US A RESPONSIBLE EVERY REGISTERED VOTER CAN DO TO
ACTUALLY GET US A RESPONSIBLE
STATE GOVERNMENT. ACTUALLY GET US A RESPONSIBLE
STATE GOVERNMENT.
>>ALONG THE SIMILAR LINES, LET STATE GOVERNMENT.
>>ALONG THE SIMILAR LINES, LET
ME READ FROM, THIS IS A NEWS>>ALONG THE SIMILAR LINES, LET
ME READ FROM, THIS IS A NEWS
RELEASE FROM THE SENATE ME READ FROM, THIS IS A NEWS
RELEASE FROM THE SENATE
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE. RELEASE FROM THE SENATE
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE.
ONE OF THE BULLET POINTS IS REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE.
ONE OF THE BULLET POINTS IS
“ALLOW EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE ONE OF THE BULLET POINTS IS
“ALLOW EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE
IN THE MAP DRAWING PROCESS.” “ALLOW EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE
IN THE MAP DRAWING PROCESS.”
I WILL READ VERBATIM. IN THE MAP DRAWING PROCESS.”
I WILL READ VERBATIM.
SENATE DEMOCRATS PROPOSAL WOULD I WILL READ VERBATIM.
SENATE DEMOCRATS PROPOSAL WOULD
HAD SHARE ALL DATA FROM STATE SENATE DEMOCRATS PROPOSAL WOULD
HAD SHARE ALL DATA FROM STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ALLOW HAD SHARE ALL DATA FROM STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ALLOW
PEOPLE TO SUBMIT THEIR OWN MAP BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ALLOW
PEOPLE TO SUBMIT THEIR OWN MAP
PLANS WHILE LEADERS CROSS AND PEOPLE TO SUBMIT THEIR OWN MAP
PLANS WHILE LEADERS CROSS AND
RADOGNO, THEIR PLAN WOULD PLANS WHILE LEADERS CROSS AND
RADOGNO, THEIR PLAN WOULD
EXCLUDE ILLINOISIANS FROM THE RADOGNO, THEIR PLAN WOULD
EXCLUDE ILLINOISIANS FROM THE
PROCESS, SENATE DEMOCRATS WANT EXCLUDE ILLINOISIANS FROM THE
PROCESS, SENATE DEMOCRATS WANT
TO ADOPT A PLAN WHICH GETS PROCESS, SENATE DEMOCRATS WANT
TO ADOPT A PLAN WHICH GETS
EVERYONE INVOLVED. TO ADOPT A PLAN WHICH GETS
EVERYONE INVOLVED.
I DON’T KNOW WHO EVERY ONE IS EVERYONE INVOLVED.
I DON’T KNOW WHO EVERY ONE IS
AND I DON’T KNOW HOT PEOPLE ARE I DON’T KNOW WHO EVERY ONE IS
AND I DON’T KNOW HOT PEOPLE ARE
THAT CAN HAVE INPUT. AND I DON’T KNOW HOT PEOPLE ARE
THAT CAN HAVE INPUT.
>>THAT IS INACCURATE, H. THAT CAN HAVE INPUT.
>>THAT IS INACCURATE, H.
OUR PROCESS NOT ONLY HAS>>THAT IS INACCURATE, H.
OUR PROCESS NOT ONLY HAS
COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY, BUT EVERY OUR PROCESS NOT ONLY HAS
COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY, BUT EVERY
STEP OF THE WAY THE PUBLIC HAS COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY, BUT EVERY
STEP OF THE WAY THE PUBLIC HAS
THE ABILITY TO GIVE INPUT, TO STEP OF THE WAY THE PUBLIC HAS
THE ABILITY TO GIVE INPUT, TO
GIVE THEIR OWN MAPS. THE ABILITY TO GIVE INPUT, TO
GIVE THEIR OWN MAPS.
YOU MIGHT WANT TO MENTION THE GIVE THEIR OWN MAPS.
YOU MIGHT WANT TO MENTION THE
JOYCE FOUNDATION. YOU MIGHT WANT TO MENTION THE
JOYCE FOUNDATION.
>>OH, YES, THE JOYCE FOUNDATION. JOYCE FOUNDATION.
>>OH, YES, THE JOYCE FOUNDATION.
THEY HAVE FUNDED DEVELOPMENT OF>>OH, YES, THE JOYCE FOUNDATION.
THEY HAVE FUNDED DEVELOPMENT OF
SOFTWARE AND WEB SITE WHICH WILL THEY HAVE FUNDED DEVELOPMENT OF
SOFTWARE AND WEB SITE WHICH WILL
BE YOU HAVE BEEN FAIRLY SOON AND SOFTWARE AND WEB SITE WHICH WILL
BE YOU HAVE BEEN FAIRLY SOON AND
WILL HAVE THE NEW CENSUS DATA AS BE YOU HAVE BEEN FAIRLY SOON AND
WILL HAVE THE NEW CENSUS DATA AS
SOON AS IT IS AVAILABLE. WILL HAVE THE NEW CENSUS DATA AS
SOON AS IT IS AVAILABLE.
ANYONE WHO WANTS TO CAN SIGN ON SOON AS IT IS AVAILABLE.
ANYONE WHO WANTS TO CAN SIGN ON
TO THE WEB SITE AND DRAW A MAP ANYONE WHO WANTS TO CAN SIGN ON
TO THE WEB SITE AND DRAW A MAP
TO BE SUBMITTED FOR TO THE WEB SITE AND DRAW A MAP
TO BE SUBMITTED FOR
CONSIDERATION. TO BE SUBMITTED FOR
CONSIDERATION.
>>I DON’T THINK I WANT TO TAKE CONSIDERATION.
>>I DON’T THINK I WANT TO TAKE
ON THAT TASK.>>I DON’T THINK I WANT TO TAKE
ON THAT TASK.
THANK YOU! (LAUGHING). ON THAT TASK.
THANK YOU! (LAUGHING).
>>THANK YOU. THANK YOU! (LAUGHING).
>>THANK YOU.
>>OTHERS WILL.>>THANK YOU.
>>OTHERS WILL.
>>FEEL FREE! (LAUGHING) I DON’T>>OTHERS WILL.
>>FEEL FREE! (LAUGHING) I DON’T
THINK I WANT TO EVEN GO THERE!>>FEEL FREE! (LAUGHING) I DON’T
THINK I WANT TO EVEN GO THERE!
SO LET’S ASSUME THAT YOU GET THINK I WANT TO EVEN GO THERE!
SO LET’S ASSUME THAT YOU GET
282,000 SIGNATURES THAT ARE SO LET’S ASSUME THAT YOU GET
282,000 SIGNATURES THAT ARE
VALID. 282,000 SIGNATURES THAT ARE
VALID.
YOU WITH STAND ANY CHALLENGE VALID.
YOU WITH STAND ANY CHALLENGE
THAT MIGHT COMFORT. YOU WITH STAND ANY CHALLENGE
THAT MIGHT COMFORT.
IT GOES ON THE, WHAT IS THERE ON THAT MIGHT COMFORT.
IT GOES ON THE, WHAT IS THERE ON
THE BALLOT FOR NOVEMBER 2. IT GOES ON THE, WHAT IS THERE ON
THE BALLOT FOR NOVEMBER 2.
>>THREE-FIFTHS OF THOSE VOTING THE BALLOT FOR NOVEMBER 2.
>>THREE-FIFTHS OF THOSE VOTING
UNQUIET OR MAJORITY VOTEING IN>>THREE-FIFTHS OF THOSE VOTING
UNQUIET OR MAJORITY VOTEING IN
THE ELECTION. UNQUIET OR MAJORITY VOTEING IN
THE ELECTION.
>>EITHER OR THIS. THE ELECTION.
>>EITHER OR THIS.
>>EITHER OR.>>EITHER OR THIS.
>>EITHER OR.
>>LETS ASSUME THOSE THRESHOLDS>>EITHER OR.
>>LETS ASSUME THOSE THRESHOLDS
ARE EXCEEDED.>>LETS ASSUME THOSE THRESHOLDS
ARE EXCEEDED.
THEN WHAT IS THE TIMETABLE, WHAT ARE EXCEEDED.
THEN WHAT IS THE TIMETABLE, WHAT
HAPPENS? THEN WHAT IS THE TIMETABLE, WHAT
HAPPENS?
>>WELL, IT WOULD BE IMMEDIATE. HAPPENS?
>>WELL, IT WOULD BE IMMEDIATE.
THIS WOULD BECOME PART OF THE>>WELL, IT WOULD BE IMMEDIATE.
THIS WOULD BECOME PART OF THE
ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION SO THAT THIS WOULD BECOME PART OF THE
ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION SO THAT
WHEN THE 2010 CENSUS DATA COMES ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION SO THAT
WHEN THE 2010 CENSUS DATA COMES
FORWARD, THEN THE FAIR MAP WHEN THE 2010 CENSUS DATA COMES
FORWARD, THEN THE FAIR MAP
AMENDMENT PROCESS IS WHAT WOULD FORWARD, THEN THE FAIR MAP
AMENDMENT PROCESS IS WHAT WOULD
BE AUTOMATICALLY IMPLEMENTED. AMENDMENT PROCESS IS WHAT WOULD
BE AUTOMATICALLY IMPLEMENTED.
>>WITH THAT, WE HAVE RUN OUT OF BE AUTOMATICALLY IMPLEMENTED.
>>WITH THAT, WE HAVE RUN OUT OF
TIME.>>WITH THAT, WE HAVE RUN OUT OF
TIME.
WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING TIME.
WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING
US. WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING
US.
JAN CZARNIK WHO IS EXECUTIVE US.
JAN CZARNIK WHO IS EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR OF THE ILLINOIS LEAGUE JAN CZARNIK WHO IS EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR OF THE ILLINOIS LEAGUE
OF WOMEN VOTERS. DIRECTOR OF THE ILLINOIS LEAGUE
OF WOMEN VOTERS.
>>MY PLEASURE. OF WOMEN VOTERS.
>>MY PLEASURE.
THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN FROM>>MY PLEASURE.
THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN FROM
THE SOUTHWEST SUBURBS OF THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN FROM
THE SOUTHWEST SUBURBS OF
CHICAGO. THE SOUTHWEST SUBURBS OF
CHICAGO.
>>YES. CHICAGO.
>>YES.
THANK YOU.>>YES.
THANK YOU.
>>AND BRAD McMILLAN WHO IS A THANK YOU.
>>AND BRAD McMILLAN WHO IS A
MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS REFORM>>AND BRAD McMILLAN WHO IS A
MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS REFORM
COMMISSION AND ALSO BRADLEY MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS REFORM
COMMISSION AND ALSO BRADLEY
UNIVERSITY WITH THE INSTITUTE COMMISSION AND ALSO BRADLEY
UNIVERSITY WITH THE INSTITUTE
FOR PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP AND UNIVERSITY WITH THE INSTITUTE
FOR PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP AND
PUBLIC SERVICE. FOR PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP AND
PUBLIC SERVICE.
AND WE REMIND YOU ONCE AGAIN WE PUBLIC SERVICE.
AND WE REMIND YOU ONCE AGAIN WE
DID INVITE THE SENATE DEMOCRATS AND WE REMIND YOU ONCE AGAIN WE
DID INVITE THE SENATE DEMOCRATS
TO JOIN US HERE ON AT ISSUE, AND DID INVITE THE SENATE DEMOCRATS
TO JOIN US HERE ON AT ISSUE, AND
BECAUSE OF CONFLICTS IN TO JOIN US HERE ON AT ISSUE, AND
BECAUSE OF CONFLICTS IN
SCHEDULES, THEY CHOSE NOT TO BECAUSE OF CONFLICTS IN
SCHEDULES, THEY CHOSE NOT TO
PARTICIPATE. SCHEDULES, THEY CHOSE NOT TO
PARTICIPATE.
WE THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON PARTICIPATE.
WE THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON
“AT ISSUE. WE THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON
“AT ISSUE.
“REQUESTING I AM H. WAYNE “AT ISSUE.
“REQUESTING I AM H. WAYNE
WILSON. “REQUESTING I AM H. WAYNE
WILSON.
JOIN US NEXT WEEK FOR ANOTHER WILSON.
JOIN US NEXT WEEK FOR ANOTHER
EDITION OF “AT ISSUE.”

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