2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission Selection Process
About the Citizens Redistricting Commission
Every 10 years, after the federal census, California must redraw the boundaries of its Congressional, State Senate, State Assembly and State Board of Equalization districts to reflect the new population data. In 2008, California voters passed the Voters FIRST Act authorizing the creation of an independent Commission comprised of 14 members, including five Democrats, five Republicans and four who are either Decline-to-State or with another party, to draw the lines.
What Are the State Auditor's Responsibilities
Voters gave the responsibility of implementing the selection process to form each commission to the California State Auditor! We are currently in the process of creating a website where the public can access to obtain information about the process, how to participate, how to receive information, and timelines for the process. Until such time, this graphic contains a general overview of our responsibilities and tentative timeframes for the process.
Also, this flowchart will provide you with an overview of the selection process.
Additionally, the fact sheet and top 10 questions will give you more information about the process and who can apply.
- Fact Sheet* (PDF)
- Fact Sheet (HTML)
- Top 10 Questions* (PDF)
- Top 10 Questions (HTML)
- All Regulations Related to Citizens Redistricting Commission
- Recent Final Changes to the Regulations for Citizens Redistricting Commission (PDF)
- Recent Changes to the Regulations for Citizens Redistricting Commission (Strikeout Version) (PDF)
If you would like additional information, you can leave a voicemail message at 1-833-421-7550.
The open application period for new Commission members will begin on June 10, 2019 and will run through August 9, 2019.