Articles Tagged With ‘redistricting’




SLO County Supervisors pull redistricting vote from consent agenda

CORRECTION: A tentative vote was made to support Option B separate from the consent calendar. ORIGINAL STORY: A battle between San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and an outspoken group of Templeton residents resulted in an agreement to pull... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County’s redistricting process under fire

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote to adopt a controversial redistricting plan that would separate both Templeton and San Luis Obispo into three different districts, according to Tuesday’s consent agenda. Supervisors Adam Hill, Jim... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors’ redistricting fiasco

OPINION By STEW JENKINS Media coverage of the Board of Supervisors re-drawing their own election districts for the coming decade has missed the crucial defect in the process. Templeton is right to complain that its division deprives that community of... (Continue reading)

Redistricting Commission approves final draft maps

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission approved the final drafts of the state’s controversial new district maps today, setting off what many expect to be a flurry of lawsuits over the next two weeks. [CaliforniaWatch] The commission now has until Aug.... (Continue reading)

Advocates seek to preserve gay-friendly political districts

California’s Redistricting Commission may draw its new political districts with an eye toward protecting the voting power of “gayborhoods.” [MercuryNews] Advocates for gay and lesbian groups have petitioned the commission to preserve or expand the number of gay-friendly congressional or... (Continue reading)