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Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Start Deliberation on Final Maps

 

Phoenix, AZ – Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission will complete its final week of listening to
in-person comments and virtual town halls on December 4, 2021. The schedule is on the following link: draft maps public hearings. With only two in-person meetings and one virtual town hall meeting left, the
Commissioners are anticipating high numbers of attendance at each of the sessions.

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The participation has been extremely high over the past three weeks of commenting sessions, registering well over 50 speakers at a couple of sessions and 82 speakers in Prescott Valley on Nov. 20, 2021. In addition, receipt of online comments and map submissions has been at an all-time high as members of the public become familiar with using the mapping tools.

Decision-making meetings to finalize map boundaries for the Congressional and Legislative districts have
been set for Dec. 6, 9, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2021. The five-member Commission will have nine days
of deliberation on the map redrawing, taking into consideration the six criteria outlined in the Arizona
Constitution Arizona proposition 106. Over 2,000 public comments have been received online, in person,
virtually, and emailed; in addition, 205 published maps and plans have been submitted through the mapping tool – this number does not include maps on paper submitted to the Commissioners. Times and location(s) for the final decision-making meetings can be found on the following link: final decision meetings (December).

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Virtual only meetings for the public (to watch live and listen live links will be posted on the
following website link: Decision Meetings (December)
Mon. Dec. 6, 9 am and Thurs. Dec. 9, 9 am
Location:
Snell and Wilmer,
Conference Room
One Arizona Center, Suite 1900
400 E Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Mon. Dec. 13, 8:30am to 2pm: Location – TBD

In Person Meetings: 

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