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The City Of Ventura Invites The Community To Participate In The Redistricting Process

The City Of Ventura Invites The Community To Participate In The Redistricting Process

Ventura, Calif. – Every ten years, City Council Districts are redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population using the U.S. Census data. This process, called redistricting, ensures that each City Council member represents about the same number of constituents. In the City of Ventura, the public may create new maps for City Council […]

Oxnard, CA | Our District Council Member Perello Might Change Due To Redistricting

Oxnard, CA | Our District Council Member Perello Might Change Due To Redistricting

News Release By Audrey Keller – CINC Channel Islands Neighborhood Council Harbor and Beach friends and neighbors!   Re-DISTRICTING is ON Sept. 30th, City Council Special Meeting Agenda @ 6pm… SO START HERE. Start first, with watching the two attached presentations. WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? 1) This is a big deal IF you live on […]

California Supreme Court Rules Against The Proposed 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission Map Deadline

California Supreme Court Rules Against The Proposed 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission Map Deadline

SACRAMENTO, CA—Today, the California Supreme Court ruled on the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission’s (Commission) petition to clarify and/or modify the writ of mandate issued by the Court on July 17, 2020 (Legislature of CA v Alex Padilla S262530)—when it ruled that the Commission should have until December 15, 2021 to submit its maps to […]

Ventura, CA | Post-Census Redistricting Process Underway In Ventura County

Ventura, CA | Post-Census Redistricting Process Underway In Ventura County

Ventura, CA – The County of Ventura’s Board of Supervisors has announced a series of upcoming public meetings on the County’s redistricting process, which is underway in every county in California and involves the redrawing of district lines to balance the population in each of the County’s five supervisorial districts. The process occurs every 10 […]

2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission to Launch Communities of Interest Virtual Meetings

2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission to Launch Communities of Interest Virtual Meetings

Press Release   SACRAMENTO, CA—On June 10th, the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission (Commission) will launch the first in a series of Communities of Interest (COI) virtual hearings to capture community specific data that will help Commissioners to respect community boundaries to the best of their abilities when drawing district lines, as is mandated by […]

Applicant Review Panel to Review Applications for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission, the Second in State History

Applicant Review Panel to Review Applications for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission, the Second in State History

Sacramento, Calif. (May 9, 2019) – Today, the California State Auditor, Elaine M. Howle, randomly selected the names of the members and alternate members of the Applicant Review Panel (panel) for the selection process for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission (Commission). The random drawing was held at their office in Sacramento and was live streamed and […]

Santa Paula Council: Selection of Vacant Seat Revisits 2000 Lawsuit and Sociopolitical Strife

Santa Paula Council: Selection of Vacant Seat Revisits 2000 Lawsuit and Sociopolitical Strife

By Sheryl Hamlin The City Council of Santa Paula in a special meeting on December 10, 2018 elected Andy Sobel to fill the vacant seat of Martin Hernandez. This item took approximately three hours with 24 speakers: Nathan Ramos Rodriguez, Lorenzo Moraza, Audrey Vincent, Dave Rodriguez, Bob Orlando, Leslie Cornejo, Ike Ikerd, Ray Luna, Martha […]

House Democrats introduce redistricting reform legislation to end partisan gerrymandering

House Democrats introduce redistricting reform legislation to end partisan gerrymandering

Democratic lawmakers led by U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), and John P. Sarbanes (D-Md.) introduced legislation today to end partisan gerrymandering and reform the nation’s patchwork redistricting system. The Redistricting Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 1102), introduced by 47 House Democrats and supported by Common Cause, will require states to establish independent, multi-party […]

Supreme Court could throw redistricting back to Legislature

Supreme Court could throw redistricting back to Legislature

by John Seiler , there California’s redistricting reforms could be revoked by the U.S. Supreme Court for congressional races in a case involving similar reforms in Arizona. State legislative races would not be affected, only races for the U.S. House of Representatives. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com Proposition 11, the 2008 initiative voters passed, […]

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