Redistricting data now available, public invited to submit a map for consideration – Merrillfotonews

TINA L. SCOTTEDITOR Every 10 years, individual states in the United States re-draw legislative district lines. Those lines are re-drawn following the completion of the United States Decennial Census so that the current population is accurately represented. [The Decennial Census, counting every person living in the United States, has been conducted every 10 years since … Read more

San Diego’s Vietnamese Community Is Booming – and Wants Redistricting to Show it – Voice of San Diego

A man walks along El Cajon Boulevard in Little Saigon, a Vietnamese neighborhood in San Diego. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz Leaders and advocates in San Diego’s Vietnamese community want to strengthen their voting power in this year’s redistricting process. The Vietnamese community has grown significantly over the past decade, but it’s been split between … Read more

4 takeaways from new Pa. census data and what it means for redistricting – WHYY

This story originally appeared on Spotlight PA. This article is part of a yearlong reporting project focused on redistricting and gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. It is made possible by the support of Spotlight PA members and Votebeat, a project focused on election integrity and voting access. Pennsylvania became less white and more concentrated in and near cities during … Read more

Want to weigh in on redistricting? Commission to hold public hearing in Mansfield – Mansfield News Journal

Want to have a say in how state legislative districts are drawn? Mansfield is one of 10 cities the Ohio Redistricting Commission plans to visit next week to gather input from the public. The seven-member commission is charged with drawling lines for the state’s 99 House and 33 Senate districts and might weigh in on congressional district lines if … Read more