The Citizens Redistricting Commission was established when voters approved Proposition 11, the Voters First Act redistricting initiative, in November 2008. The CalChamber-supported reform measure allows the citizens of California—rather than the legislators—to draw legislative districts, thereby eliminating the conflict of interest in the current system. This process makes California a national leader in redistricting reform.
The 2012 elections will be the first to reflect the redrawing of districts that will be in place through 2020.
Read more at www.calchamber.com/redistricting.
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