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Follow a DTL honoree through his magical day at the Capitol

Slay the gerrymander. Draw the Lines, PA.


We're a nonpartisan resource for Pennsylvanians who want to end gerrymandering. We provide teaching resources, digital tools and data so they can draw their own election maps. Why? To prove that our state's people — whether 14, 44 or 84 — are ready, willing and able to do this core job of democracy.  Questions? Please contact us.  


Our first year, by the numbers:

Events and class visits: 150+                       People reached: 6,100+

Mappers registered: 2,685                            Maps worked on: 6,123

Competition entries: 659                               Prize money awarded: $70k


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Amid applause and cheers, Draw the Lines PA revealed its latest list of statewide champion citizen mappers this week in an event that filled the Main Rotunda of the state Capitol.


Our curriculum and mapping tool are making a difference with students of all ages.

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Committee of Seventy President and CEO David Thornburgh walks you through the basics of DTL's congressional district mapping competition.

Citizen Stories

Amanda Holt's Story

In 2010, she was a 29-year-old piano teacher living near Allentown. Then she noticed something … off in how her home state ran elections. She got curious. Then she got mad. And Pennsylvania politics was in for an earthquake.