Redistricting in Utah: With the release of U.S. Census data, the once-a-decade redistricting process is underway and must be completed this year. The following organizations or government entities offer detailed explanations and map-drawing tools to the public:
Utah Independent Redistricting Commission meetings/dates:
October 21: Public hearing at Herriman City Hall, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at 5355 W. Main St. "Join us to talk with commissioners in Herriman, explore drafted maps and give the UIRC your comments on the redistricting process."
October 23: Public hearing at West Valley City Hall, 11a-2p at 3600 S. Constitution Blvd. "Join us to talk with commissioners, explore drafted maps and give the UIRC your comments on the redistricting process.
October 29: The Independent Commission submits maps to the Legislative Redistricting Committee by midnight.
November 1: Joint meeting of the Independent Commission and Legislative Committee, 2:00 p.m. 30 House Building at the Utah Capitol to present maps and hear from the public.
November 8: The Legislative Redistricting Committee meets (tentative).
November 9-19: The Legislature holds a special session to discuss redistricting and likely votes to adopt maps.
Utah Legislative Redistricting Committee meetings/dates:
October 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the State Capitol. Members of the public may participate remotely in the meeting by visiting the committee’s webpage to access the live streaming options
November 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the State Capitol. Members of the public may participate remotely in the meeting by visiting the committee’s webpage to access the live streaming options
Tracking bills at the Utah Legislature: Trying to keep up on the People's Business at the Utah Legislature? Click here to set up your own bill tracker (it's free -- your tax dollars at work!!), or try one of the following links to nonprofits and their bill trackers. This list is curated by the RadioACTive team. To suggest a bill tracker not listed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utah Voter Resources
JPEC 2020 Report to the Community, featuring evaluations of all Utah judges on the ballot this November. Fifty-nine judges will stand for retention election across the state: one justice of the Utah Supreme Court, six judges on the Utah Court of Appeals, 20 district court judges, nine juvenile court judges, and 23 justice court judges from cities and counties across Utah.
ENGLISH 866-OUR-VOTE 866-687-8683
SPANISH/ENGLISH 888-VE-Y-VOTA 888-839-8682
ASIAN LANGUAGES/ENGLISH 888-API-VOTE 888-274-8683
ARABIC/ENGLISH 844-YALLA-US 844-925-5287
A variety of groups publish voter guides to highlight candidate positions based on the respective group's interests. RadioACTive provides the links as a resource and makes no endorsement of the information contained therein, which is the sole responsibility of the publishing organization.
Civic Engagement Resources:
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