ODP Statement on Today’s Census Data Release
April 26, 2021
Columbus, OH — Today, the Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement in response to Census data released today that indicates Ohio’s electoral map will shift in coming elections, underscoring the need for redistricting in Ohio that reflects the will of Ohio voters.
“Today’s data only underscores the urgent need for updated electoral maps that allow Ohioans to choose their representatives and not the other way around. We know the electoral map in Ohio will look different in coming elections, now it’s incumbent on Ohio Republicans to stop playing politics with the process, listen to the will of Ohio voters and create fair maps,” said Ohio Democratic Party spokesperson Matt Keyes.