Redistricting Update: Congressional Boundary Adjustments Released (SB1178-HA2)

Proposal Filed as Senate Bill 1178

After public review, comment and recommendations, Illinois Senate Redistricting Chairman Kwame Raoul today released adjustments to the legislative redistricting proposal.  The adjustments were just passed by the House of Representatives.

“The adjusted boundaries we’re releasing today aims to address many of the recommendations brought to our attention,” Raoul said.

To see the comprehensive proposal using GoogleEarth technology, CLICK HERE.

For census statistics including demographic data regarding this proposal (SB1178) CLICK HERE.

Raoul Makes Board of Review Proposal Available

Besides being tasked with redrawing Illinois’ congressional, legislative and representative districts, the General Assembly also has the responsibility of drawing districts for the Cook County Board of Review.

“I’m pleased to submit this map on behalf of the Cook County Board of Review and the taxpayers of Cook County,” said Redistricting Chairman Kwame Raoul.

 

The plan is endorsed by the full composition of the Cook County Board of Review. In a joint-letter to the members of the Senate Redistricting Committee, the three commissioners stated their full support of Senate Bill 1179. Furthermore, Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi, Commissioner Dan Patlak and Commissioner Larry R. Rogers, Jr. stated that Senate Bill 1179 “best serves the people of Cook County and will ensure Cook County taxpayers continue to receive full, fair and impartial review of the assessments of their property.”

 

The plan received overwhelming bipartisan in the Illinois House of Representatives.

 

To see the map and associated demographics click here.

 

Redistricting Update: Legislative Boundary Adjustments Released (SB1176)

Proposal Filed as Senate Bill 1176

After a week of public review, comment and recommendations, Illinois Senate Redistricting Chairman Kwame Raoul today released adjustments to the legislative redistricting proposal unveiled on Thursday, May 19.  The adjustments were released after public hearings in Chicago and Springfield.

“The adjusted boundaries we’re releasing today aims to address many of the recommendations brought to our attention during the public review process,” Raoul said.

To see the comprehensive proposal using GoogleEarth technology, click here.

 



Illinois Congressional District Proposal Released

After more than two dozen meetings throughout the state over the past year, Illinois Senate Redistricting Chairman Kwame Raoul today unveiled a proposal to realign Illinois' boundaries for Congressional Districts.  The Census-driven reapportionment proposal, which happens every decade, adjusts boundaries for the territory represented in Washington, DC.  Illinois must reduce its number of members to the US House of Representatives from 19 to 18 because Census data revelas that population shifts and growh has shifted away from the State. 
 
To see the comprehensive proposal cartargaphers from the State's Redistricting Committee have released, click here.

UPDATE: For census statistics including demographic data regarding this proposal (SB1178) CLICK HERE.

CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING PROPOSAL COMING SOON…

Since a General Assembly redistricting proposal was released last week, lawmakers have been considering input from the public over the course of the past few days.  In addition to a proposal that adjusts state legislative district boundaries, the General Assembly is also charged with using census-driven data to reconfigure Congressional district boundaries.  Continue to check our website for the release of a Congressional proposal.

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