Former Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice wants to put fairness to a vote

Maureen O’Connor didn’t expect to lead the charge of fair redistricting in Ohio.

But here she is.

O’Connor, the former Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice, has become a key figure in the group Citizens Not Politicians, which wants to put fairness to a vote. The group hopes to have an amendment on the November ballot that would create an independent commission charged with drawing fair redistricting maps.

“I am passionate about it,” O’Connor said. “I believe in fairness. That’s just in my DNA.”

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