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Every ten years, districts must be redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population. This process, called redistricting, is important in ensuring that each board member represents about the same number of constituents. Redistricting is done using U.S. Census data, which is expected to be released in September of 2021. For Mariposa County, the redistricting process must be completed by December 15, 2021.
Redistricting determines which neighborhoods and communities are grouped together into a district for purposes of electing a board member. The Board of Supervisors will seek input in selecting the next district map for our supervisorial districts. You have an opportunity to share with the Board of Supervisors how you think district boundaries should be drawn to best represent your community.
To the extent practicable, district lines will be adopted using the following criteria:
You can find a map of the County’s current supervisorial districts map (PDF) here. online.
The County will reach out to local media to publicize the redistricting process. Also, we will make a good faith effort to notify community groups of various kinds about the redistricting process. he County will notify the public about redistricting hearings and workshops, post maps online before adoption, and use this dedicated web page for all relevant information about the redistricting process.
Check this webpage often for updates and notices. Also, you may subscribe to automatic emails when agendas are posted. Go to www.mariposacounty.org/bosagendas and click on "Register" in the upper right corner of the page.