LA City Council’s Hybrid Redistricting Map to Undergo Second Public Hearing-US News | The Epoch Times

LOS ANGELES—A map creating boundaries for Los Angeles’s 15 council districts—developed by a subcommittee of the city council after its president tossed out a version developed by a citizen-led panel—will again go before the public for comment and the council for discussion Nov. 23. According to LA City Council President Nury Martinez, reworking the original map of the 21-member panel of appointed citizens was necessary as it relied on the COVID-19-delayed results of the 2020 Census. Martinez said the Census results are inaccurate and produced undercounts in various areas of the city. “Los Angeles numbers are simply not accurate,” Martinez said Nov. 5 during opening comments of the council’s newly formed Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee. “Look around you. We did not get whiter, and we did not get wealthier. This is not the Los Angeles that I see around me.” That new committee, composed of Martinez and six other city …

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