Mapping requirements per Fair MAPS Act
Equal population: ✔︎ Deviations are within 5%. ? Can you draw boundaries and keep or improve population equality?
Voting Rights Act of 1965: ✔︎ No majority minority district identified in the Alameda County
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?
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?
District boundaries easily identifiable by residents: ? Can you tell where the boundaries are? Does it make sense to you?
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How to view visualizations of the Board of Supervisors Districts
Proposed Visualization Maps
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