On March 15, 2022, the City of Anaheim City Council adopted Ordinance 6527, implementing a new City Council district map. Public Map 114 was selected along with its election sequence: Districts 2, 3 and 6 are up for election in 2022, and Districts 1, 4 and 5 are up for election in 2024. Visit the Selected Map page for more information.
While the redistricting process is complete, this site remains live to serve as an archive of the election changes including the schedule, draft maps and resources.
The Redistricting Process
Every 10 years, local governments use new data from the Census to redraw their district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. Pursuant to Assembly Bill 849 (2019), cities and counties engage communities in the redistricting process by holding public hearings and workshops and doing public outreach, including to underrepresented and non-English-speaking communities.
Districts must be redrawn following each decennial federal census, so that each district is substantially equal in population. This process is important in ensuring that each City Councilmember and district represents about the same number of constituents. The City of Anaheim is asking for your help to plan, draw, and reshape new City districts.
The map of the City’s original council districts was adopted by the City Council (Ordinance No. 6360) in February 2016, which served as the City’s first boundary map [2016 Districting Process]. During the redistricting process, you will help us reshape the six Anaheim district boundaries, and these new districts will impact how you elect your Council Members for the next 10 years.
Our primary goal when developing election districts is to draw lines that respect neighborhoods, history and geographical elements. So we want to know: What do you consider the boundaries of your neighborhood?
At a public hearing held on January 25, 2022, the Anaheim City Council narrowed the pool of maps to the following focus maps: Draft MAP Nos. 102, 104, 106, 114. In addition, the City Council requested that Dr. Justin Levitt, City demographer, create revised map(s) based on comments made by the City Council and Public during the public hearing (Draft MAP Nos. 116, 117), which are posted on the Draft Maps tab of this site for public review and comment. The most detailed way to view each map is using the interactive review map.
The city encourages residents to review and offer comments/revisions on the focus maps. Comments received by February 18, 2022 will be included as part of the material presented at the March 1, 2022 public hearing, but comments may be provided up to and at the public hearing. Submit written comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Share your thoughts on Focus Maps!
Fifth Public Hearing
At the March 1, 2022 public hearing, the City Council will hold its fifth public hearing to discuss the final presentation of maps, review/receive public comments and select a final map for adoption.
How to participate?
Share your specific thoughts, draw a map, or attend an upcoming community meeting to get involved!
- Submit written testimony about the process or a specific map to email@example.com.
- Click here to see the calendar of workshops and public hearings at which you can speak about the process or a specific map.
- Click here for information on drawing and submitting maps.
- Click here to view the demographic summary of current districts.
At the hearings and community meetings, we want you to:
- Share your story
- Define your neighborhood or community of interest
- Explain why redistricting is relevant to your community
- Get the tools you need to draw a map of one district or of all six districts
- Share your opinions of the draft maps
- Talk to your neighbors and local organizations
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