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7.28.11 California Redistricting Maps Released

Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 8:07 pm

Today, the California Citizens Redistricting Commission finished reviewing the district map visualizations and will release the final maps tomorrow (Friday, July 28th). A public review period is scheduled to continue until the commission votes to adopt the maps on August 15th. The maps can be found by visiting the commission’s website,www.wedrawthelines.ca.gov. Check out the articles… [Continue Reading]

7.27.11 Redistricting Roundup

Posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Jim Sanders, The Bellingham Herald- “California redistricting panel puts finishing touches on new maps” http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2011/07/25/2116279/california-redistricting-panel.html The article discusses the CRC’s finished legislative, congressional, and Board of Equalization district maps as well as their implications for Republican and Democrat seats. Dan Walters, The Modesto Bee- “Redistricting becomes collection of clans” http://www.modbee.com/2011/07/25/1789852/redistricting-becomes-collection.html Dan Walters discussions the sensitive… [Continue Reading]

7.21.11 Redistricting Roundup

Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Heidi Walters, North Coast Journal- Drawing it Out http://www.northcoastjournal.com/news/2011/07/21/drawing-it-out/ CRC expects to have the final district maps drawn by July 31st. The first draft maps “showed that the North Coast could lose one of its staunchest allies: Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena. Jim Sanders, The Sacramento Bee- Redistricting could split ‘burbs into six districts http://www.sacbee.com/2011/07/21/3783712/redistricting-could-split-burbs.html… [Continue Reading]

7.20.11 California Redistricting News Roundup

Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

John Wildermuth, Fox&Hounds Daily- Redistricting Panel Still an Improvement http://foxandhoundsdaily.com/blog/john-wildermuth/9202-redistricting -panel-still-improvement While the redistricting process is complex, drawing of California district lines by an independent commission is an improvement from the old practice of allocating the feat to legislators. Jim Miller, The Press Enterprise- REGION: Legislative redistricting proposals taking shape http://www.pe.com/localnews/politics/stories/PE_News_Local_D_district19.3ab5589.html Article discusses criticism of… [Continue Reading]

07.16.11 MALDEF and NALEO hold webinars to encourage public comment

Posted on Saturday, July 16th, 2011 at 6:19 pm

Participate today! Use interactive maps to see the latest changes to your district    The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has created a new interactive mapping tool where you can see the latest changes to districts. It is as easy as entering your home address!  Directions on how to use these maps are below. The Commission… [Continue Reading]

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