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California Supreme Court Rules Against the Proposed
2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission Map Deadline


SACRAMENTO, CA—Today, the California Supreme Court ruled on the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission’s (Commission) petition to clarify and/or modify the writ of mandate issued by the Court on July 17, 2020 (Legislature of CA v Alex Padilla S262530)—when it ruled that the Commission should have until December 15, 2021 to submit its maps to the California Secretary of State due to the delay in release of census results. If census results were received after July 31, 2021, the Commission’s deadline would be adjusted accordingly to compensate for the additional federal delay.

“The Commission is disappointed that the California Supreme Court did not agree with our justification for a January 14, 2022 deadline to submit final maps to the California Secretary of State,”… Continue reading



2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission
Receives Official Census Data from Statewide Database

SACRAMENTO, CA—Today, the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission (Commission) received notification that the official redistricting database for the State of California has been released. These data will allow the Commission to begin redistricting the state’s congressional, State Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization districts.

The official redistricting database is now publicly available on the Statewide Database’s website (https://statewidedatabase.org/redistricting2021/), and contains the following datasets:

Census data from the P.L.94-171 Redistricting Data File that were adjusted to reflect the reallocation of data from certain incarcerated persons to their last residential address.,
Citizen Voting Age Population data from the 2015-2019 release of the American Community Survey on 2020 Census Blocks
Statement of Registration and Statement of Vote Data from statewide elections on 2020 Census Blocks

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