Monday, April 09, 2012

New Congressional Maps precleared by Department of Justice

From the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission -

Congressional Maps Gets DOJ Approval
Today Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Chair, Colleen Coyle Mathis announced that the Department of Justice has approved the congressional district map submitted by the Commission on February 9, 2012. Chair Mathis thanked those members of the public that participated in the process to develop the congressional map.
The Department of Justice has until April 30, 2012 to act on the legislative map and Chair Mathis indicated that she is very hopeful that it will also be approved by the Department of Justice.

The new Congressional districts -

The maps, in various formats, can be found here; the maps there can be magnified to help you figure out which of the new CDs you live in.  If you live in Maricopa County, the County Recorder's district locator page is here.

The results will look like this -

The top half of the page will show the current districts for a given address; the bottom half of the page will show the tentative districts for the Fall 2012 elections.

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