Represent Columbus Preparing District Maps and New Ballot Issue

November 2016: Represent Columbus is preparing a set of maps for public review and comment, as we prepare to submit another petition for a ballot issue. We expect to finalize language in February after the city’s charter review committee completes its recommendations and files a report.  We will then file a petition no later than March 1st, with petition signature …

City Council Districts Moving Forward

Petition signatures for a vote on Columbus City Council Districts to be presented For the past several years, there have been efforts made to reform Columbus City Council to make it more responsive to neighborhoods.  The most recent began last September:  Represent Columbus has been gathering signatures for a citizen-initiated amendment to our city charter. We are very close to …

Any opposed? Not too likely in Columbus

This artile is By Robert Vitale of The Columbus Dispatch  • Published Sunday September 12, 2010 6:39 AM Since 2007, the City Council has made 5,823 decisions, all but 15 unanimous Any opposed? Not too likely – The Columbus City Council reconvenes Monday after a six-week summer hiatus that has left its chambers void of rigorous debate and clashing opinions. In other …

Media Advisory: Community leaders highlight a vision to end corruption and give every community a voice

Will Petrik Outreach Director Represent Columbus will@representcolumb.us | 614-507-8941 DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS HIGHLIGHT A VISION TO END CORRUPTION AND GIVE EVERY COMMUNITY A VOICE Coalition expresses support for increased accountability and community representation through a citizens initiated Charter Amendment Why: The current city administration is under FBI investigation – with allegations of scandal and corruption. Columbus has become closed to …

A Critical Deadline – Your Chance to Make an Impact!

Friends, We at Represent Columbus need your help! We at Represent Columbus are fighting hard to bring more local representation to Columbus by creating local districts on city council, districts that represent your neighborhood! We need your help to spread the word about this important initiative but time is running out. The end of September is an important fundraising deadline. …

Columbus City Council’s Insider ways Strike Again

This is an email sent to our mailing list. To receive updates please signup here.  Friends, It’s something you’d expect to see on a television drama: under the cover of darkness, using emergency legislation, insider politicians pick one of their own to fill a seat recently vacated by a corrupt politician. Sadly this is no TV show, it’s exactly what …

City Council Structure of Top 50 Cities in America

Did you know that of the Top 25 Cities in America, Columbus is the only city not to have district representation? Of the Top 50, only one of two cities. It’s time we modernize our Council makeup. Join us. City Geographic Area 2010 Census City council electoral structure # districts # at-large Population per District Districts Hybrid At Large New York …

Does Columbus City Council Really Represent YOU?

We’ve recently submitted language to amend the Columbus City Charter, we want to tell you a bit more about it. You are welcome to reply with any ideas, thoughts or comments. In Columbus City Council, Does Your Voice Matter? Hello friend, We love Columbus and we know you do too! In this fantastic city that has so much to offer …

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