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May 9 Deadline to Submit Maps for the Composition of the City’s Voting Districts

May 9 Deadline to Submit Maps for the Composition of the City’s Voting Districts

Camarillo, California – The public may submit maps for the composition of the City’s voting districts through May 9 for consideration by the Camarillo City Council at their public hearing of May 22, 2019, which will be the fourth public hearing. At the public hearing on April 24, 2019, the City Council heard public testimony […]

Gerrymandering in the United States

Gerrymandering in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan There is no such thing as a perfect political system, and the United States is no exception to that rule.  As a matter of fact, both the United States and India are currently widely considered to be dysfunctional democracies. We need not look far for evidence of political dysfunction in […]

All ‘Immigrants’ Are Not Equal

All ‘Immigrants’ Are Not Equal

Redistricting for Dummies: How to End the Gerrymander

Redistricting for Dummies: How to End the Gerrymander

    By Thomas L. Knapp Every ten years, based on the latest census data, the states receive new apportionments of seats in the US House of Representatives. The state legislatures begin mapping out revised districts to accommodate changes in population, population distribution, and increases or decreases in the number of seats. And five years […]