Hearing on redistricting plans by California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Elections, Reapportionment, and Constitutional Amendments.

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Published by Assembly Publications Office in Sacramento, CA .

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  • California, Southern.


  • Apportionment (Election law) -- California, Southern.,
  • Election districts -- California, Southern.

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StatementAssembly Committee on Elections, Reapportionment, and Constitutional Amendments.
LC ClassificationsKFC10.4 .E4 1991e
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. ;
Number of Pages87
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Open LibraryOL1048764M
LC Control Number93621534

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“The timing of the court’s decision is absolutely giving us an opportunity to get a new congressional redistricting plan for the election,” he says. There are still quite a few steps between that decision and new maps, though.

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