Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Amends process for redistricting California’s Senate, Assembly, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts. Authorizes eleven-member compensated Citizens’ Redistricting Commission, selected randomly from voter rolls by Secretary of State, to prepare a redistricting plan after each national census. Commission selects non-voting chairperson from list recommended by Judicial Council. Chairperson to provide administrative and legal assistance. Commission must consider legislative, public comments and hold public hearings before submitting final plan for voter approval. Plan governs next statewide election even if voters reject plan. Articulates redistricting criteria. Challenges to plan must be made within 45 days. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Potential reduction in costs for each future redistricting effort, but net impact would depend on decisions by voters. (SA2006RF0004.)
Edward J. "Ted" Costa, Derek Cressman, Nativo Lopez and Jim Mangia
Failed to Qualify
Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1208 (2006).