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Interview: Redistricting Commissioner Defends Process; Explains Fremont, Santa Cruz, Central Valley Quandaries

July 13, 2011 | 3:55 pm

Interview: Redistricting Commissioner Defends Process; Explains Fremont, Santa Cruz, Central Valley Quandaries

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The California Redistricting Commission caused a bit of a stir earlier this week when it did not release its second draft of the legislative district maps it has been charged with drawing. From the LA Times: “The process is not transparent at all right now,” said Tony Quinn, who was an advisor to Republicans in […]

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Redistricting Commission Releases New Political Maps: View the Maps, Webcast, Live Tweets

June 10, 2011 | 9:50 am

Redistricting Commission Releases New Political Maps: View the Maps, Webcast, Live Tweets

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Release the bounds! The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has posted the first draft of redrawn maps for state Congressional, Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization districts. First draft of maps Watch a live webcast here Current congressional district maps here Our Sacramento Bureau Chief, John Myers, will be tweeting about the new maps and also […]

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Watch Live: Meeting of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission

May 27, 2011 | 10:08 am

Watch Live: Meeting of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission

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If you want to catch a glimpse of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission in action, its meeting at CSU Northridge is being webcast till about 5 p.m. Here’s the agenda. WATCH LIVE The 14-member commission is deliberating in public as it redraws California’s political boundaries, consisting of 120 state legislative districts, 53 congressional districts, and […]

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March 31, 2011 | 4:17 pm

Video: Citizens Redistricting Commissioners Explain Their Job

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Two commissioners from the California Citizens Redistricting Commission, Vince Barabba from Capitola and Connie Galambos Malloy from Alameda, appeared on Forum today, discussing their work and some of the criticism that is already being thrown their way. The process of congressional redistricting, also called reapportionment, has traditionally functioned largely as a means of protecting the […]

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Watch: Inaugural Citizens Redistricting Commission Meeting

November 30, 2010 | 9:59 am

Watch: Inaugural Citizens Redistricting Commission Meeting

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The first eight members to be empaneled on California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission met today for the first time. The commission is charged with apportioning the state into different geographical areas that will represent House, State Legislature, and Board of Equalization districts. As described by KQED’s John Myers, the creation of the commission represents a […]

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