Tag Archive: redistricting

Feb 03

Reorganization

On February 2nd, 2012, our chair, Martha Koester, resigned.  She has served the district well, but the redistricting means she’s not going to be in the district anymore and it’s time for a re-org.  Elections for all e-board positions will be held on February 21st at our general meeting.  Until then, our vice-chair, Marvin Rosete, …

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Jan 02

Final Redistricting Plans

The Washington State Redistricting Commission has posted their final plan.  You can find both the Legislative District & Congressional versions here:  http://www.redistricting.wa.gov/maps_final_2011.asp

Dec 30

Congressional Redistricting

Sorry about the delay, on December 28th, the Washington State Redistricting Commission posted their draft congressional redistricting plan.  The map is here:  http://www.redistricting.wa.gov/assets/maps/122811_drafts/C-GC_2.0_Big_Map_Statewide.pdf More details are posted on their website:  http://www.redistricting.wa.gov/maps_draft.asp

Dec 14

Updated redistricting plans to be revealed

During yesterday’s regularly scheduled monthly Redistricting Commission Meeting, the Commissioners announced that they would present updated proposed legislative maps at a special meeting set for this Friday, December 16. The Commissioners have been working in bipartisan teams to determine the details of Western Washington legislative districts since the November 8 Commission meeting. Commissioners Gorton and …

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Nov 20

Washington State Redistricting Commission Conference Call

The Redistricting Commission will hold a Special Meeting next Tuesday, November 22 at 10:30 a.m. via teleconference. Staff will manage the call from the Cherberg Building, Hearing Room 3. The meeting is open to the public and will also be webcast. Anyone interested in attending in person is welcome to join us in the hearing …

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Sep 26

Redistricting for the 11th Legislative District by Jim Flynn

 If you are going to try to make sense of redistricting then you are in for a wild ride.  You can find all the information, including maps at the Redistricting Commission web site: http://www.redistricting.wa.gov/maps.asp

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Sep 13

Washington State Redistricting Commission draft plans

The Washington State Redistricting Commission has posted their draft plans for redistricting.  Details & maps can be found here: http://www.redistricting.wa.gov/maps.asp

Aug 30

Redistricting Proposals to be Unveiled on Sept. 13

The Washington State Redistricting Commission—tasked with drawing up new voting districts at the congressional level to accommodate Washington State’s new 10th District and, as they do every 10 years, tweak state-level legislative districts—will unveil its plans on September 13. The group has until June 2012 to finalize the new districts. More details are here:  Publicola

Aug 09

Redistricting Meeting summary

It was pretty amazing to see the large crowd at the State Redistricting meeting on Tuesday.  The turnout was great and the number of average citizens testifying before the Redistricting Committee was awe-inspiring.  I’m glad to see the average citizen being interested in the political process. Photo of the meeting.  Our vice-chair, Marvin Rosete is …

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Aug 03

Bob Hasegawa & Redistricting

From Bob Hasegawa: Friends, I am asking for your help in retaining the seat in the legislature you elected me to.  I am in jeopardy of losing the seat, not by election, but by a decision of the four person Redistricting Commission.

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Jun 22

King County Redistricting Public Hearings

Wednesday, June 29 6:30-8:30 p.m. Shoreline City Hall Council Chambers 17500 Midvale Ave N Shoreline, WA 98133 Thursday, June 30 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bellevue City Hall Council Chambers 450 110th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004 Thursday, July 7 6:30-8:30 p.m. Highline Community College Building 7 2400 S 240th Street Des Moines, WA 98198 Tuesday, July 12 …

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Jun 22

King County Redistricting – First Draft

The first draft at King County Council boundaries available at the link below.  This is the redistricting that will happen as a result of the last US Census. http://www.kingcounty.gov/operations/districting/resources.aspx

May 16

Washington State Redistricting Meetings

Here’s the current schedule.  I’ll add Seattle to the calendar when they pick a location: Scheduled Public Forums and Commissioner Meetings Details after the cut:

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Apr 26

Public meeting on King County Council redistricting

Please join the King County Districting Committee at an upcoming community meeting about redrawing King County Council districts. The meetings are an opportunity to learn about how population has shifted in King County and to share your ideas and priorities for Council redistricting, which must be done to equalize population following each U.S. Census. Monday, …

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