State redistricting panel to meet in LB

Joe Segura
Long Beach Press-Telegram
April 26, 2011

LONG BEACH - The state's Citizens Redistricting Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday night at Long Beach City Hall.

The commission is taking testimony before drawing its first round of draft maps of congressional, state Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization district borders.

The 14-member independent panel will take testimony from 6 to 9 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 333 W. Ocean Blvd.

Potential speakers can learn more about how to effectively present information by visiting www.drawthelines.ca.gov. A "toolkit" can be found on the home page under "upcoming events."

Any person wanting to request assistive aids or services, including translation, should call 866-356-5217.

The first round of maps are scheduled to be released in June.

Final district maps must be certified by the commission and presented to the secretary of state by Aug. 15.

- Joe Segura


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