Redistricting happens once every decade. What does it mean for California?

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Los Angeles redraws its district boundaries once every year after the release of U.S. Census Data. Photo by Shutterstock

The 2020 U.S. Census wrapped up more than a year ago and those numbers, such as population and demographics, are factoring into political districts. It’s prompted redistricting processes all over the country, including in LA County. The once-in-a-decade process involves commissions and public hearings. KCRW talks about the process and what it means for Californians.

Credits

Guests:

  • Jon Regardie - city politics journalist at Los Angeles Magazine
  • Paul Mitchell - Vice President of Political Data Inc, a bipartisan voter data firm; former Democratic political consultant - @paulmitche11