Citizens for Equitable and Responsible Government
Citizens for Equitable and Responsible Government, a group based in Kona led by Brenda Ford and Chuck Flaherty. CERG believes that the 2001 Redistricting Commission incorrectly gave more weight to East Hawaii Council districts to the detriment of West Hawaii districts.
As of April 2006, the United States Supreme Court has agreed to examine CERG's claim: the case has been filed and assigned a docket number.
- Hawai`i County's reapportionment plan survives (barely) Supreme Court of Hawai'i Blog (Unofficial), October 8, 2005.
- Stene, Aaron. Hawai'i Supreme Court CERG Redistricting Ruling Appeal Accepted By United States Supreme Ccourt The Kona Blog, April 22, 2006.
- Command, Bobby. Citizens claim 2001 county redistricting illegal; Supreme Court to examine petition West Hawaii Today, April 26, 2006.