Maps incorporate changes proposed on the original 48 maps and suggestions gleaned from city meetings.
Is Marin County a suburban community whose residents work and play in San Francisco? Or is it a rural county more tied by agriculture and tourism to Sonoma County? Members of Marin’s Board of Supervisors are wrestling over the county’s identity as they watch California’s Citizen Redistricting Commission redraw the political map. The supervisors are […]
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 […]
…in California, we’ll be watching to see what happens when you take largely inexperienced citizens, require them to discuss and debate their choices in public hearings, and then ask them to produce political maps that can pass the muster of both the law and public opinion. –John Myers Click on one of the links on […]