In 2011, fewer than 160 California municipalities held elections by district. In 2021, that number exploded to over 500.
NDC Vice President Justin Levitt will head to ACCOC Annual Leadership Conference on Friday, September 30.
In Schlesinger v City of Mission Viejo, a judge ruled that three City of Mission Viejo Councilmembers received an unlawful extension to their terms and ordered their removal by September 30.
NDC built a Census Block level database of estimated 2020 Census total population figures. The database is free to anyone who wants it, with the understanding that these are estimates and no one knows exactly what the 2020 Census data will show. If you are interested, the database — and the methodology NDC used to build […]
NDC is happy to announce our 50th local government redistricting client for the 2021/2022 redistricting cycle! NDC served 105 Arizona and California local government redistricting clients in 2011. With our recently expanded team we expect to handle many more in 2021/2022. If you are a county, city, school district, community college, or special district, contact […]
On the state of Arizona’s behalf, NDC is coordinating the state’s 2020 Census “Block Boundary Suggestion Program.” This is the first opportunity for state, county and local officials to draw the Census Blocks that will be used for the 2020 Census counts, and, in so doing, influence the flexibility to draw precincts and Congressional, state […]
Update: May 1, 2020 400 Jurisdictions have now switched from at-large to by-district elections since passage of the California Voting Rights Act: 126 Cities 212 School Districts 34 Community College Districts 27 Special Districts (Health Care, Airport, Water, Sanitation, etc.) 1 County (now all 58 California counties are by-district) In addition, NDC is aware of […]
On August 20, 2014, the California Supreme Court declined to review a Second District Court of Appeal ruling that charter cities are vulnerable to litigation under the California Voting Rights Act. The ruling is the latest in the City of Palmdale’s ongoing CVRA litigation, Jauregi vs. City of Palmdale, S219809. The Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, […]
NDC President Douglas Johnson is prominently quoted in the Orange County Register’s in-depth coverage of the California Voting Rights Act and the Act’s impact on Orange County jurisdictions.
San Mateo County is NDC’s 100th redistricting client in the 2010 Census cycle.