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Government & Politics
Fri July 22, 2011
CA Citizens Redistricting Commission Redraws the Lines
While it doesn't get nearly as much attention as the state's on-going budget debate, behind the scenes, work is underway on a set of maps that could dramatically alter California politics for a decade to come. The State's 14 member Citizens Redistricting Commission is currently at work on redrawing the lines of the state's assembly, state senate and congressional districts. And in a state where major decisions such as the budget and big social issues often are decided by just one or two votes, the stakes for all those involved are high. Valley Public Radio's Tracey Scharmann brings us a special report on what redistricting means for the Valley.