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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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