Time to add your voice is now!

  1. Watch our "How to evaluate redistricting maps" video (3 1/2 min).

  2. Evaluate the draft map with legal requirements.- Use the questions to create your feedback.

  3. Add your voice online or attend the hearing and speak!

Mapping requirements per Fair MAPS Act

  1. Equal population: ✔︎ Deviations are within 5%. ? Can you draw boundaries and keep or improve population equality?

  2. Voting Rights Act of 1965: ✔︎ No majority minority district identified in the Alameda County

  3. Contiguity: ✔︎

  4. Respect Community of Interest: ? Is your Community of Interest kept together in a single district? Is your community in the same district with neighboring communities you want?

  5. Keep city and Census Designated Place together: ? Oakland is split into 3 districts. Fremont is split into 2 districts. If you live in the area, are you OK with the split?

  6. District boundaries easily identifiable by residents: ? Can you tell where the boundaries are? Does it make sense to you?

Visual instruction how to use interactive map

How to view visualizations of the Board of Supervisors Districts

Step 1: Click on the “Layers List” button on the upper right-hand corner of the application to see all visualization maps. Turn on layers you wish to view.

Step 2: Click the ellipsis (3 dots) next to the layer name to adjust layer transparency or to move the layer above or below other layers.

Step 3: For additional information about the Districts on the map, click on a desired location or select the “Open Attribute Table” tab on the bottom of the map.

Raise your hand and give your feedback in 2-3 min

Proposed Visualization Maps

Our mission

In democracy representation matters, and every voice should be heard. It starts with drawing maps prioritizing communities and their people. We are advancing a fair and transparent redistricting for Alameda County.

Build a robust coalition

Broad and intersectional collaboration is the best way to reach our diverse communities.

Educate our communities

People participate only when they understand why it is important, and when they know their voices are valued.

Join our coalition

Have your voice heard!

Join us

in committing to claim your right to influence drawing fair maps and to learn about how you can help your community to be represented at the Local, State, and National level.

in asking our Board of Supervisors to conduct inclusive, equitable and transparent redistricting with adequate funding and expert support to meet new requirements and challenge of compressed timeline.

Email us at organize@alcoredistricting.org for more information.

Questions?

Check out our FAQs page or email organize@alcoredistricting.org and we will get back to you!