National Democratic Redistricting Committee

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The National Democratic Redistricting Committee is a U.S. organization that focuses on redistricting reform and is affiliated with the Democratic Party.[1]

The chair, president, and vice president of the umbrella organization will be former Attorney General Eric Holder, Elizabeth Pearson, and Alixandria "Ali" Lapp respectively.[2] Kelly Ward serves as NDRC Executive Director. Former President Barack Obama has said he would be involved with the committee.

The committee has organized as a not-for-profit "527 organization", analogous to a political action committee (PAC) or Super PAC. It was founded in 2016.[3] It was officially launched on January 12, 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dovere, Edward-Isaac (October 17, 2016). "Obama, Holder to Lead Post-Trump Redistricting Campaign". Politico. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  2. ^ Sneed, Tierney (October 17, 2016). "Obama to Take on Redistricting in Post-Presidency Project with Eric Holder". Talking Points Memo Blog. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  3. ^ * About NDRC official web site
  4. ^ "Holder launches Democratic redistricting initiative". Politico. January 12, 2017.

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