In the 2006 general election
Proposition 20 (Wiki
changed who did the redistricting from politicians to a citizens
That task has been accomplished as of 15 Aug. 2011, and will be
used for future elections. There are a number of different
new districts. One for the California State Senate, the
State Assembly, State Board of Equalization and the U.S.
Congress. It's the 2011 Congressional map that's of
is the official redistricting web site.
On Line Map
To check which district you're in go to: http://swdb.berkeley.edu/gis/gis2011/
in the District Type drop down box select:
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and leave the "previously presented" in the box to the right.
Then enter your address. (The redistricting is based on
census areas, not zip codes so you really need to use your
address if you're near the border.)
I reside in the old District 1 which is the Northern California
Coast. The new district 2 is the Northern California Coast
but with some differences.
Counties in New District 2
Includes the California coast from the Oregon border to the
North end of the Golden Gate bridge.
and parts of Sonoma.
Best to use the on line map as described above if you're in
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