On May 22, 2019, Saving California Communities hosted a free public forum on citizens redistricting, co-sponsored by California Forward.
The program features these speakers and topics:
Public Policy Institute of California Research Fellow Eric McGhee describing how the 2010 cycle of Citizens Redistricting affected elections.
Nicholas Heidorn, Director of Redistricting for Common Cause California, discussing voter suppression in gerrymandered districts and efforts to extend citizens redistricting to districts for county supervisors.
Margarita Fernandez, Chief of Public Affairs for the California Auditor’s Office, explaining outreach efforts to facilitate the formation of a 14-member redistricting commission and ensure the widest possible applicant pool.
Stan Forbes, Chair of the 2010 Citizens Redistricting Commission and Yolo County resident spoke to the importance of applying to serve on the Commission.
Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor and Davis City Councilmember Lucas Frerichs facilitate.
Davis Media Access recorded the event.