BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – State lawmakers redistricting road trip will stop in Baton Rouge at the Southern University Cotillion Ballroom on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Redistricting happens every ten years after the census process is completed and lawmakers can draw new political district boundaries based on population shifts. Residents can voice their opinions and learn about the redistricting process at the meeting.
“The Redistricting Roadshow is an opportunity for individuals and communities to engage their legislators and testify for fair districts. This is an important point of power for our communities,” said CEO of Power Coalition Ashley Shelton.
The Roadshow will go around the state over the next four months before the Special Redistricting Legislative Session in February 2022 the release states.
The dates for the Roadshow are as follows:
November 16: Capitol Area/Baton Rouge
November 30: Northshore/Covington
December 15: Southwest Louisiana/ Lake Charles
January 5: Orleans Metro/New Orleans
January 11: Bayou Region/Thibodaux
January 20: Baton Rouge
For more information about redistricting or to get involved, visit powercoalition.org/redistricting.