Articles Tagged With ‘redistricting’




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Lucia Mar shuffles school board seats

The Lucia Mar school board has approved a plan to more evenly distribute trustee seats among electoral areas. The board voted to move one trustee seat from the Arroyo Grande area to the Nipomo area, with the change taking effect... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar to redraw its inner boundaries

The Lucia Mar school board voted Tuesday in favor of redrawing the district’s internal boundaries based on population. [Tribune] Lucia Mar has seven trustees on its school board. The trustees represent four areas, each having one to three representatives. Area... (Continue reading)

Templeton resident appealing redistricting ruling

By KAREN VELIE A Templeton resident who lost a lawsuit last month which argued the recently redrawn political boundaries fail to follow government code is filing an appeal with the 2nd District Court of Appeals in Ventura. William Pelfrey said... (Continue reading)

Sam Blakeslee not running for reelection

State Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo, officially announced he will not seek reelection shortly after the California Supreme Court validated redistricting maps slated to give the Democrats an edge.  [Tribune] On Friday, the high court decided that senate maps... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit filed to stop SLO County redistricting plan

The new redistricting lines for San Luis Obispo County were one day away from going into effect when a lawsuit was filed challenging the proposed boundaries. William Pelfrey, a resident of Templeton, said he filed the suit because he believes the... (Continue reading)

Republican-backed group battles against redistricting maps

A Republican-backed group announced that it plans to file a petition in the state Supreme Court on Thursday to block newly drawn Senate maps from going into effect. The petition, filed by Sacramento attorney Charles Bell Jr. on behalf of... (Continue reading)

Why redistricting Plan B-2 is not optimal

OPINION By STEW JENKINS The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ 2011 redistricting plan is in line to pass Tuesday, September 20. Redistricting is one of those thankless tasks that tends to generate more enemies than friends. But neither... (Continue reading)

District redraw sparks Templeton discord

Templeton has become the epicenter of a protracted effort to initiate so-called “smart growth” policies in the rural community, and current plans for redrawing supervisors’ district lines “push that agenda” and are blatantly political, one outspoken resident maintains. Bill Pelfrey, an... (Continue reading)

Supervisors agree to compromise on redistricting

Following public outrage over a proposal by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to adopt an unpopular redistricting option, the board voted unanimously on Tuesday to change their plans. More than two dozen Templeton residents spoke against supervisors... (Continue reading)

SLO County redistricting battle continues

Amidst heavy public protest, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote today in favor of a controversial redistricting plan that would separate Templeton into three districts. Last week, the Supervisors received 72 pages of letters... (Continue reading)



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