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Online Redistricting Tool
The Commission is making available a free online tool for the public to develop, share, and submit maps.
Access the tool: sd-redistricting.esri.com
Requirements for Esri Redistricting Online Solution:
- Ensure pop-up windows are enabled on the browser
- Ensure Adobe Flash Player version 10.2 is installed on the machine
- Please refer to the Online Help under "Getting started with Esri Redistricting Online"
Note: You are not required to use the online software to submit input or a proposed map. The Commission will accept suggestions in any format of your choosing, such as an image or written description. For more information on ways to provide input, please visit Get Involved or contact our office anytime.
General Information and PowerPoint Presentations
The City Attorney's Office provides the Commission with information on relevant laws, legal requirements, and key principles associated with redistricting. The presentations below were provided during Commission meetings.
- Introduction to Redistricting Law (February 3, 2011) (PDF)
- Redistricting Principles: Population Equality and Voting Rights Act (February 17, 2011) (PDF)
- Drawing the Map: "Compact" and "Contiguous" (March 3, 2011) (PDF)
- Review of Population Standards and Introduction to "Communities of Interest" (March 17, 2011) (PDF)
- Note: The U.S. Census Bureau issued an errata notice revising the population for the City of San Diego. View this notice here (PDF). Do not use the population figures from this presentation as they are outdated. For the current population data issued by the U.S. Census Bureau, please see 'Overview of U.S. Census Data.'
- Voting Rights Act and Redistricting (July 9, 2011) (PDF)
U.S. Census Data
- Overview of U.S. Census Data (PDF)
- Map of current Council Districts. Population change, comparison with redistricting goal, and breakdown of race and ethnicity for each City Council district. U.S. Census Bureau errata notice revising population for the City of San Diego.
- SANDAG Census Data Online
- Access census data in a variety of formats online from SANDAG, the Regional Census Data Center for the San Diego region.
- P.L. 94-171 County Block Maps for San Diego County
- These U.S. Census Bureau large-scale maps show the boundaries and numbers for all census blocks within a county.
- Residence Rule And Residence Situations For The 2010 Census (U.S. Census Bureau)
- These Frequently Asked Questions explain how the U.S. Census Bureau assigns residence; for example, for military personnel or persons without a usual residence.
- Interactive: Mapping the 2010 U.S. Census
- Browse population growth and decline, changes in racial and ethnic concentrations, and patterns of housing development at the census tract level (content provided by the New York Times).