Let’s try this again, shall we? After two weeks off to discuss potential maps for Utah’s Congressional districts, lawmakers are getting back together this morning to see if there’s something they can agree on. Little known fact: the two week break was so that Trib reporter Robert Gehrke didn’t have to reschedule his vacation. • [...]
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A message from Speaker Becky Lockhart: A lot has been made about various groups’ threats to sue the state over redistricting efforts.
For the first time, Utah citizens can draw, share, submit and discuss political boundary maps from the comfort of their own homes.
The new mapping software is available to anyone with a web browser and can be accessed from the state’s redistricting site: www.RedistrictUtah.com.
The 2011 Redistricting Committee has scheduled a hearing for May 20 at 6 p.m. at the Lehi Jr. High School auditorium, 700 E. Cedar Hollow Road.
Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart has appointed Rep. Neal Hendrickson, D-West Valley City, to fill a vacancy on the legislative Redistricting Committee.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2011 UTAH’S REDISTRICTING CHAIRS RESPOND TO RECENT REPORTS ON THE CAUCUS/CONVENTION SYSTEM SALT LAKE CITY – Today the House and Senate chairs of the Utah Redistricting Committee stated that they do not intend to divert the committee’s time to consideration of Utah’s caucus/convention system. Senator Ralph Okerlund (R-Monroe) and Representative [...]
The Redistricting Committee kicked off their first week with an introduction to the redistricting process. Here are some highlights and facts to take away from the meeting:
UTAH LEGISLATIVE REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED SALT LAKE CITY — Today, the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate announced the makeup of Utah’s Redistricting Committee.
Speaker names House Redistricting chairman Speaker Becky Lockhart has named Rep. Ken Sumsion, R-American Fork, as House chairman of the upcoming Redistricting Committee. The committee is tasked with drawing boundary lines for elected offices throughout the state based on the 2010 Census.