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STATEMENT ON NEW CENSUS RELEASE DATE

“Yesterday the U.S. Census Bureau announced its plans to release 2020 census results on Tuesday, August 12, 2021. This long awaited dataset will still need to be reformatted by the California Statewide Database to a usable format and reallocate those in state detention to their last known address, which is expected to take an additional month. In the meantime, the Commission continues to collect Communities of Interest information from Californians until we have the appropriate dataset to begin line drawing. We still intend on petitioning the California Supreme Court for a January 14, 2022 deadline to submit final maps.”

–Commission Chair Linda Akutagawa

 

Fredy Ceja
Communications Director
California Citizens Redistricting Commission
*Working remotely from Los Angeles
721 Capitol Mall, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95814
Office: (916) 323-0323
Cell: (916)… Continue reading

Mail voting starts Aug. 16. Election Day is Sept. 14.

Keep California blue!

A Republican minority — bolstered by millions of out-of-state dollars — has forced a special election asking Californians to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. Trump allies, QAnoners, conspiracy theorists, and anti-vaxxers have banded together to recall California’s Democratic Governor, Gavin Newsom. Since 2019, the Governor has been hard at work serving California families. This recall election can cost California taxpayers up to $400,000,000– just one year before Governor Newsom is up for re-election. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he created policy that ensured equitable vaccine distribution, protected families from eviction, and provided billions in direct relief to individuals and struggling small businesses. The date of the recall has been officially announced: September 14th. Since vote-by-mail ballots begin to drop on August 14th, there is no time to… Continue reading

Citizens to Save the Hospital

The Effort Continues to Save the John C. Fremont Hospital

John C. Fremont Hospital is facing closure in 2030 for failure to meet California’s strict seismic safety standards. When Measure N fell short of the two-thirds majority needed in the November 2020 General Election, the campaign committee reorganized to launch a Citizens Initiative to save the hospital.

How you can help:

  • Sign the petition. See the schedule for locations and times.
  • Learn more by reading the Frequently-Asked Questions and News.
  • Contact the committee to volunteer or ask a question.
  • Contribute to the Citizens to Save the Hospital committee to help fund the effort.

Petition-Signing Schedule

You must be a registered voter in Mariposa County to sign the petition. If you are not currently registered to vote you can do so online… Continue reading