The Public Policy Institute of California has released a fact sheet on the CA Citizens Redistricting Commission’s recently released draft redistricting maps. The 14-member commission released the maps on Friday.
Among the PPIC findings: “The new districts are more competitive than the old ones. There are an additional seven competitive seats in the California Assembly (16 vs. 9), six seats in the California Senate (9 vs. 3) and five in the U.S. House of Representatives (9 vs. 4).”
The PPIC analysis also finds no evidence of gerrymandering in the new draft maps.
The commission will spend the next several weeks travelling to various communities all over the state to get comment on the recently released draft maps. The final maps will then be released by the August deadline.
To attend a redistricting meeting, check their schedule to see when they will be in your area.