Policy Panel: Redistricting Effort May Hurt Minority Vote

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(CBS) — A panel of of public policy experts is urging California residents of color to make sure their political voice is heard ahead of a statewide redistricting campaign.

The release of draft redistricting maps by California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission showed that minority communities may have had less input at public hearings held earlier this year because of a weak turnout.

Click here to review the draft maps for yourself.

The Commission plans to hold a series of community meetings around the state to get input and reaction to the draft maps, and will also be accepting public comment by e-mail at, by fax (916) 651-5711, and by mail to Citizens Redistricting Commission, 901 P Street, Suite 154-A, Sacramento, CA 95814.

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