Senate Releases Legislative Redistricting Proposal Website gives public access to review proposed legislative boundaries

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Today, the Illinois Senate Redistricting Committee released a redistricting proposal for public review. State Senator Mike Jacobs (D-Moline) responded to today's release by encouraging the public to view the proposal at www.ilSenateRedistricting.com or


"This process has focused on public participation over the past several months by holding hearings throughout the state," Senator Jacobs said. "This information will be easily accessible on the Internet for the first time in the state's history.  I encourage anyone who is interested in the process to review the proposals online."

Since 2009, the Senate Redistricting Committee has held over 20 public meetings in a variety of locations throughout Illinois. Redistricting Committee Chairman Kwame Raoul announced today that the Redistricting Committee will conduct two additional public hearings. The meetings, which citizens can stream live over the Internet, are scheduled as follows:


Tuesday, May 24,

2011 9:00 AM

Illinois State Capitol                                      

Committee Room 114

Note: This will be a joint hearing of both House and Senate

Redistricting Committees.

Live video and audio streams for each hearing can be accessed at www.ilga.gov