Welcome! The Redistricting Committee held the first of seventeen public hearings on Friday night in Lehi, Utah.
The minutes for this meeting are here.
The audio is below, for those who couldn’t make it:
State governments redraw district boundaries every ten years based on results of the most recent census and reapportionment results. Using results from the 2010 Census, the Utah State Legislature will redraw districts for the United States House of Representatives, the Utah House of Representatives, the Utah Senate, and the Utah State Board of Education. Read more
The 2011 Redistricting Committee has scheduled 17 public hearings throughout the state – more than ever before. (That’s in addition to the online toolbox, regular meetings at the Capitol and the Special Session at the end.) Please attend, listen, learn, and participate. Read more
Make your populations balance, keep communities together, if possible, and try, in good faith, not to stack districts in favor of people you like. It’s not as easy as you might think.
First, you’ll want to get familiar with the ground rules. Then . . . Read more
Drawing good maps is a complex process with multiple layers. As you look at the various proposals you may notice things we missed. We’d like to hear from you. Read more