Authored Articles & Publications May 07, 2021

Don’t Book That Flight Yet! California City Officials Have Voting District Deadlines

Election Law Partner Scott Smith Discusses Redistricting Requirements in Western City Magazine

By Scott Smith 

Before making holiday travel plans this year, California city officials should ensure that redistricting deadlines are on their calendars! Be sure to schedule ample time for the monumental redistricting efforts state and federal voting rights law require cities to undertake later this year to align voting districts with 2020 Census data.

In an article published in the League of California Cities’ May 2021 Western City Magazine e-newsletter, Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner Scott Smith discusses 2021 redistricting requirements. The article provides actions city election officials can take now to meet those requirements and deadlines.

Read the entire article in Western City Magazine.

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