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Redistricting Update

Redistricting Update

For the past year, Escondido communities have advocated for their communities of interests (COI) in the state and county redistricting process to redraw voting districts. Largely, they advocated for being with other North County cities and tribal lands along the interstate 78, 76 and/or 5 corridors. The San Diego County Independent Redistricting Commission (SDC IRC) COI Public Hearing in Escondido on September 2, 2021 encapsulated many of the feedback submitted both to SDC IRC and California Citizens Redistricting Commission. Now…

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Communities of Interest Input: How to Keep Communities from Being Split or Underrepresented During Redistricting

Communities of Interest Input: How to Keep Communities from Being Split or Underrepresented During Redistricting

Last Updated on 09/06/2021 to add replays of previous public hearings & links to additional public hearings. Every 10 years, the Census surveys every household in the United States, counts each member and updates the nation’s population data. Using the new population data, which is set to be released on August 12th for 2020 Census Data, federal, state and local voting districts are redrawn. But often districts are drawn to benefit one party instead of being representative of the population….

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2018 Preliminary Election Result Summary

2018 Preliminary Election Result Summary

As of November 11, 2018, 6:00 PM PST with 356,000 outstanding ballots left to be counted in San Diego County: The voter turnout in San Diego County is on-track to reach 65% based on 798,429 ballots cast and 356,000 outstanding ballots left to be counted in San Diego County as of November 11, 2018. The last time a midterm election reached 60% was in 2010 when turnout was 64.23%. In a race where Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (US CA-D50) had…

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California Values Act (SB 54)

California Values Act (SB 54)

California Values Act protects Californian families, and ensures state and local resources not be used for mass deportations. Resources Bill Text for SB-54 or California Values Act & Senate Floor Analysis of SB-54 Info on SB-54 at LegiScan Factsheet on SB 54: English & EspaƱol Alliance San Diego Community Call on March 15, 2017: What you need to know about the California Values Act (SB 54) & Lo que necesitas saber sobre SB 54, California Values Act 5 Reasons to…

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