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Following the election last May, the Election Commission was charged with redistricting from seven to six Council districts. Town Council received the determination and final redistricting map at its meeting Tuesday. In total, the Election Commission’s determination found more than 16,212 voters (about 35 percent) will be changing districts.The commission is required to keep the number of voters in each district within 15 percent of each other. That means the district with the lowest number of registered voters must have at least 85 percent as many voters as the district with the highest number of registered voters. Additionally, in this case, the commission was required to eliminate a district (District 7) to transition Council into the voter-approved six Council districts and a Mayor elected at large.The new election districts are:
Election districts are important for Town elections – including elections for Town Councilmembers. Keeping the number of registered voters within each district as equal as possible helps ensure every neighborhood is represented equally at Town Council meetings.According to Town Charter, the districts will be reevaluated again in 2021. More information, along with an interactive election district map that allows residents to enter their address to determine their election district, is available at CRgov.com/electiondistricts.Get Town news straight to your inbox. Sign up online at CRgov.com/notifyme, or follow the Town on Facebook (facebook.com/CRgov), Twitter (@CRgov), Instagram (CRGOV) and LinkedIn (search Town of Castle Rock).