What is Redistricting?

Every ten years, we count every person in the United States through a process called the “Census.” This count gives us a snapshot of how many people there are and where they live.

Once we know how many people live in California, we can divide the population evenly into districts for the State Senate, Assembly, and Board of Equalization. This is called “redistricting.”

Historically, the State Legislature has drawn these district maps. In 2011, a citizens commission will be in charge.

NEWS

06.20.11 Redistricting News Roundup

Click on the title to see a daily roundup of news about the California redistricting process. Stuart Rothenberg, Rothenberg Political Report: This is a good summary article of redistricting fights nationwide. Its bit on California isn’t too detail-oriented, but read it for the nationwide stuff. In short, California and Illinois are going to more than… [Continue Reading]

1st Draft Maps Are Up!

1st Draft Maps Are Up!

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06.07.11 Region I San Diego Imperial pre-draft districts

06.07.11 Region I San Diego Imperial pre-draft districts

Blue district includes: Chula Vista, National City, Paradise Hills, Logan Heights, Stockton, Golden Hills, Mt. Hope, South Crest.
Yellow district includes: Paradise Hills, Shell town, Logan Heights, Stockton, Golden Hill, South Crest, Mount Hope, Mountain View, Chula Vista, National City.