redistricting commission

October 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Redistricting Commission Recommends Map to Council

Members of the Redistricting Commission voted 6-5 for the map it will send to the county council recommending how to divide the county into new districts. The map divides Montgomery County into seven districts each of which can elect one council member and one at-large council member. The map stands as a revision of one […]

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September 20, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

County Redistricting Commission to Begin Mapping New Council Districts

The Montgomery County Redistricting Commission will convene on Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. to begin the process of mapping new Council districts for future Council elections, according to a presentation on redistricting and the commission’s role. The County’s Constitution stipulates that district lines be redrawn every 10 years based on the findings of the decennial […]

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January 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make Redistricting Announcement at 1 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Tuesday at 1 p.m. where he will make an announcement about redistricting reform. “Maryland is notorious for having some of the most gerrymandered districts in the nation, but we believe that voters should choose their representatives—not the other way around,” Hogan tweeted. Watch the briefing here: Hogan’s […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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