updated: 3/21/2011 7:41:53 AM

Redistricting Hearings Scheduled in March

InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report

Hoosiers will be given a chance this week to offer their input on the legislative redistricting process. The Indiana House and Senate Election committees on hosting hearings in eight cities Friday and Saturday. Meetings will be held in Lafayette, Crown Point, Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, Evansville, Jeffersonville and Columbus.

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March 18, 2011

News Release

Members of the House and Senate Election Committees will be holding public hearings on redistricting in eight separate locations throughout the state. The hearings are designed to allow for the public's input regarding new legislative district boundaries for the Indiana House of Representatives, the Indiana Senate and the nine congressional districts.

For the North Group, the hearing schedule is the following:
Friday, March 25
Lafayette, IN
Faith Baptist Community Center
5526 State Road 26 E. Lafayette, 47905
10 a.m. - Noon (EST)

Friday, March 25
Crown Point, IN
Crown Point High School Auditorium
Allen County Public Library
1500 South Main Street, Crown Point, 46307
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. (CST)
Saturday, March 26
Elkhart, IN
Memorial High School Auditorium
2608 California Road, Elkhart 46514
10 a.m. - Noon (EST)

Saturday, March 26
Fort Wayne, IN
900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, 46802
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. (EST)

For the South Group, the hearing schedule is the following:

Friday, March 25
Terre Haute, IN
Myers Room, Myers Building
5500 Wabash Ave.
Terre Haute, IN 47803
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (EST)

Friday, March 25
Evansville, IN
Ivy Tech Community College
3501 N. First Ave.
Evansville, IN 47710
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (CST)
Saturday, March 26
Jeffersonville, IN
Jeffersonville High School
2315 Allison Lane
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
10 a.m. to Noon (EST)

Saturday, March 26
Columbus, IN
Columbus East High School
230 S. Marr Road
Columbus, IN 47201
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EST)

Under the Indiana Constitution, the General Assembly elected during the year in which a federal decennial census is taken shall fix by law the number of senators and representatives and apportion them among districts according to the number of inhabitants in each district, as revealed by that census.

Source: Indiana State Senate

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