California’s citizen redistricting commission approved maps on Monday. Take a look at the geography and partisanship of the new districts.
With California finally wrapping up the redistricting process on Monday, capping a process that took well over a year, the Central Valley’s Assemblymembers can now prepare for the new districts.
Following months of back-and-forth, countless hours of public testimony, and a lengthy Monday hearing, the California Citizen’s Redistricting Commission finally approved the state’s new Congressional, State Senate and Assembly district maps.
California’s citizen redistricting commission will approve maps on Monday. Take a look at the geography and partisanship of the new districts.
It appears that the so-called “arm” could become a reality for the proposed Fresno-Kern Congressional district.
Will Clovis and North Fresno join a Congressional district that runs all the way to Lake Tahoe? Possibly. It all comes down to “the arm” being drawn.
Commissioners hoped to finalize California’s Congressional map on Monday. Debates over how to handle the Central Valley have sent them back to the drawing board.
Following a weekend completely reshaping California’s congressional map and making little progress, citizen commissioners have one day to finalize a map.
The push by Valley-based advocates to juice Latino-majority Assembly districts into supermajorities fell well short on Wednesday as California’s Redistricting Commission struggled to find paths forward.
“The dozens of calls from Stanislaus County over the last week needs to be called out for what they are: an attempt by a sitting Congressman to influence the redistricting process,” a caller said.