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LaQuita Howard

Communications Campaign Specialist

LaQuita Howard is the Communications Campaign Specialist, supporting all communications needs for the People Powered Fair MapsTM campaign. She formally served in the role of Member Associate/receptionist at the League for 2 years.

The Texas native moved to DC January of 2012 to attend the Illustrious Howard University where she earned a degree in Advertising. Prior to working with the League she worked in sales and held public relations/advertising internships. When she is not working she indulges in reading, painting, writing, meditating, and dancing to Beyonce in the mirror. She also enjoys spending quality time with her friends and loved ones.


LWV of Baltimore County, other advocacy groups, and Black voters urge federal court to block racially gerrymandered in Baltimore County, Maryland. 

The League of Women Voters of Georgia and partners files federal lawsuit challenging racial gerrymandering in Georgia. 

The League of Women Voters of Baltimore County and partners files lawsuit challenging racially gerrymandered maps in Baltimore County. 

LWV of Texas joins partners in filing a lawsuit against racially discriminatory maps in Texas.

To create more equitable maps, we recommend that states prioritize transparency and implement ethics rules to protect the integrity of commissions and hold politicians accountable for acting in the interest of the people. 

Senator Warnock's historic win in Georgia highlights how voter suppression disproportionately impacts voters of color.

People Powered Fair MapsTM is a national redistricting program of the League of Women Voters focused on creating fair political maps nationwide. The program includes actions in all 50 states + D.C. 

This blog shares updates of the redistricting initiatives that were on the 2020 ballot. 

A federal judge ruled in Miller v. Thurston that 150,000 signatures collected for a ballot measure that would create an independent redistricting commission in the state were invalid.

LWV of Arkansas filed a lawsuit seeking to reinstate the Arkansas Voters First ballot initiative calling for a constitutional amendment establishing a fair, citizen-led redistricting process on the November ballot.