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Pennsylvania Citizens' Map

The Citizens' Map combines the 1,500 congressional maps Pennsylvanians have submitted to Draw the Lines. This is the first such map that has ever been created by citizens. It should be the starting point for the General Assembly's work.

Slay the gerrymander. Draw the Lines, PA.

 WHAT IS 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 the people of PA are done with gerrymandering and are ready, willing and able to do the core task of democracy themselves.  Watch our story on YouTube.   Questions? Please contact us.  

DTL so far, by the numbers:

Events and class visits: 310+ in 40 counties of PA

Schools and colleges involved:  155          People reached: 12,200+

Mappers registered: 7,200+                         Maps worked on: 10,000+

Competition entries: 1,500+                        Prize money awarded: $135k

EDUCATION SUCCESSES

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

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.