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Friday, March 11, 2011

San Francisco supervisor districts poised to change now that census data is released

From SF Examiner,
With new census data come new population counts. And with new population counts comes redistricting. And with redistricting comes politics.

Click on the photo to the right for more census data.

Let the line-drawing begin.

City elections chief John Arntz informed supervisors this week that he’ll be looking at population changes within their districts.

The City’s charter now gives him 60 days to decide whether populations have changed substantially. If they have, the board convenes a committee to redraw districts for the 2012 elections.

Observers are already eyeing the process, and considering how it could change The City’s balance of power.

Read more at the San Francisco Examiner

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