Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Area wide election redistricting is Zoom topic

The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) will host a virtual town hall meeting and June 6 to provide details about election district maps for the Michigan Senate.

  Commissioners will share insight about how and why proposed boundaries for Senate districts 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, and 11 were drawn. The maps were drawn using specific criteria, including population, geography, diversity, partisan fairness, and density.

The public is invited to attend remotely and may register to make written or live comments using this sign-up form: Comments are limited to 90 seconds. Arabic, Bengali and Spanish translators will be available.

The hearings are set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. June 6. To join a morning Zoom meeting, starting at 10 a.m., go to   Passcode: 403865  Or via telephone:    USA 215 861 0692  USA 888 251 2909, US Toll-free Conference code: 818211 To join an evening Zoom meeting, starting at 5 p.m., go to  

Passcode: 515561. 

A livestream of each meeting will be available at:

  Draft Senate maps proposed by the commission are available at or call 1-866-627-3247 (1-866-MAP-FAIR) for more information.