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Monday, January 3, 2011
[EDITORS NOTE: this is the inaugural edition of the Redistricting Partners news update. I will be aggregating all the interesting redistricting related stories I can find and sending along to subscribers. I will also include any recent Commission announcements and scheduling. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of this page]
:: State Redistricting News
Commentary from Matt Rexroad:
New redistricting panel takes aim at California's bizarre political boundaries
:: Local Redistricting News
Inland counties prepare for their own redistricting
:: An odd Tidbit.
When you Google for the California Redistricting Commission, a PAID advertisement comes up for the Ella Baker Center with a link to a bio for Commission Member Connie Galambos Malloy. Apparently they are proud enough that she is on the Commission that they are now advertising it.
:: And before you start to think California’s got the only interesting redistricting this year…
Redistricting likely to renew Navajo, Hopi divide | Indian Country ...
:: Commission Agenda
The commission has scheduled meetings starting January 12th in Sacramento. Topics to bo covered include trainings on meeting rules, setting future meetings, hiring staff.