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Pima County Approves 2022 Voting District

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The Pima County Board of Supervisors May 3 unanimously adopted new district maps for the five supervisors and for the Pima Community College District, whose five voting districts mirror the County’s.

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The map adopted by the board was unanimously recommended to them by the Board-appointed redistricting committee on April 12.

To meet the requirement of state law that each supervisor district not have more than a 10 percent population variance with any other district, the Board approved moving 21 voting precincts, which balances all the districts’ populations to within 1.7 percent or less. The 21 precincts that are being moved represent only 7.6 percent of the County’s 278 precincts.

Districts 1 and 3 were affected the most by the new map, with District 1 having a net loss of five precincts and District 3 having a net gain of four precincts, primarily due to moving nearly all of Marana into District 3. Under the previous map, Marana was split at Interstate 10 with the eastern half in District and 1 and the western half in District 3.

The recommendation from the Redistricting Committee also complied with the requirement of the U.S. Department of Justice under Section 2 of the federal voting rights act that the County maintain at least two districts in which Hispanic voters are able to elect candidates of their choice.

The Redistricting Committee’s webpage has downloadable maps of the new districts and all the data used by the committee to craft the new maps, as well as a record of all the committee’s deliberations.

The public can look up which precinct they are in if they’re uncertain at the County Recorder’s website.

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