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City of Sacramento Redistricting 2021

The Sacramento Independent Redistricting Commission (SIRC) has been engaged in a public process for approximately one year to redistrict the City of Sacramento. The SIRC invited the public to submit maps for consideration in the development of new district boundaries. The Sacramento Independent Redistricting Commission on December 1, 2021, directed staff to create two redistricting maps for further analysis and deliberation. Each map is the result of the merger of publicly submitted maps. Map A combines elements of Sac_011 and Sac_017 and Map B combines elements from Sac_011, Sac_017 and Sac_021.

The Public is encouraged to participate in meetings and provide comments and input on the maps.

 

 

Additional Details in the Staff Report for SIRC meeting on December 8th, 2021

 

Comment on Map A or Map B

 

All Maps Available for Review

Public map submissions closed on Nov 7, 2021.

All maps can be reviewed in our web viewer (no login required): 

Web Map Viewer

Maps can also be downloaded along with additional analysis:
Download Map Package (20 MB PDF)

Download Additional Maps Created By The Commissioners

Alternatively, submitted maps may be viewed in the original web-based map creation tool. After login, click Open on the File tab to open Shared Plans to explore the maps.

 

Additional Ways to Participate

Public Meetings

Data and Mapping

Community of Interest

Get Involved

What is Redistricting?

Every 10 years, after the U.S. Census, the City of Sacramento must re-establish the boundaries for City Council districts. The resulting council district boundaries must be balanced in population in accordance with local, state, and federal rules governing the redistricting process.

In 2020, the Sacramento Independent Redistricting Commission was formed to set council district boundaries. 

Redistricting Requirements and Criteria

Redistricting FAQ

More Information on upcoming meetings.

Upcoming SIRC meetings

All SIRC meetings are held virtually via Zoom and begin at 5:30 p.m. To obtain the Zoom meeting information, view upcoming or past agendas, and watch a live video stream or indexed archives of past meetings, please visit the public meetings page.

September 22
  • Software demonstration and map submittal process 
  • Census data characteristics
  • Neighborhoods as redistricting criteria
  • Communities of interest as redistricting criteria
  • Redistricting with sensitivity to minority interests
  • Race and ethnicity in redistricting
  • Public Comments
October 6
  • Present matrix for redistricting map evaluations
  • Present prioritization process for map evaluation
  • Public Comments
October 13
  • Review State’s official redistricting data with incarceration adjustment
October 20
  • Adopt community of interest boundaries
  • Public Comments
November 3

 

  • Public Comments
November 10
  • Summary of submitted redistricting maps
  • Presentation of submissions
  • Summary matrix for redistricting plans
  • Discussion of maps for consideration
  • Selection of maps to advance for further committee consideration
  • Public Comments
November 18 (Thursday)
  • Weekly report on redistricting activities
  • Discussion of maps for consideration
  • Selection of maps to advance for further committee consideration
  • Public Comments
December 1
  • Discussion of maps under consideration
  • Selection of top 4 maps, review and discuss map modifications
  • Public Comments
December 8
  • Select final revision post for publication 7 day advance requirement for adoption
  • Public Comments
December 16 (Thursday)
  • Final map adopted
  • Public Comments

 

General Timeline of the 2021 Redistricting Process

February 2021 – Commission planning for process, community engagement, and schedules.

March 2021–January 2022 – Community education and outreach.

April–December 2021 – The SIRC meets once in each of the eight Council Districts.

July 2021 - Redistricting mapping application with practice data available to the public.

September 30th, 2021 – 2020 Census redistricting data is scheduled to be released and will be loaded into the mapping application for the public to redraw districts.

November 7th, 2021 – Maps due to the commission from the public.

November/December 2021 – SIRC to adopt Council District map.

January 2022 – SIRC transmits report to the City Council with changes that could improve the redistricting process in future years.

Need Assistance or Have Questions?

We are happy to assist you. Please contact us via email at: redistricting@cityofsacramento.org, or by phone at (916) 808-7200.