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Your role in legislative redistricting

 


The once-a-decade redistricting process is underway across the country. The Washington State Redistricting Commission needs your input. Every 10 years, after the federal census, congressional and state legislative electoral districts boundaries are redrawn to ensure that each district represents an equal number of residents. The state’s population has grown by almost 13% since 2010. Current voting-district lines will shift to reflect this growth. Will they shift in ways that are fair and representative? That depends on good processes, good data and thoughtful input from residents.

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