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May 24, 2016
Costa Mesa to hold Community Meetings on Mapping for Voting District Boundaries
COSTA MESA, CA — Costa Mesa citizens are invited to attend several community meetings throughout the city with demographic mapping expert David Ely, of Compass Demographics, to discuss the process of creating maps for voting district boundaries. The meetings are scheduled June 2, 4, 15 and 18 and are designed to give residents an opportunity to discuss and interact with others on the district mapping process. Ely will typically use sample maps as a starting point to give an idea of how equal population district boundaries might be distributed and solicit input and mapping ideas during these meetings.
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Voting Rights Plaintiff Rickk Montoya Congratulates Garden Grove City Council on Historic Vote
Garden Grove, CA East Garden Grove resident and Voting Rights supporter Rickk Montoya congratulated the Garden Grove City Council on its historic vote Tuesday Night. The City Council voted unanimously on a new districting map that will implement by-district elections in the city. In November, four councilmembers will be elected from within the new districts, the mayor will still be elected at-large. “I want to congratulate the Garden Grove City Council on implementing by-district elections in Garden Grove,” Rickk said.
As the city of Garden Grove begins the process of transitioning to a district-based election system, residents will be able to attend individual and community meetings to offer input to the city’s hired consultant.