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Archive for May 2011

Lehi Rollermills

Lehi, Utah: May 20th

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:

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Ground Rules

Here are the fundamental, core standards to which the 2011 Redistricting Committee must adhere to as they draw maps. Citizen maps will be helpful to the committee to the extent they also comply with these principles and guidelines. Read more »


Redistricting 101

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

Capitol Night

Public Hearings

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 »

Virgin River

Draw Your Map

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 »


Public Testimony – please leave a comment

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 »