E-mail from Indiana State Senator David Long (R-16th):
House and Senate to host public redistricting committees
(March 18, 2011) – Members of the House and Senate Election Committees will be holding public hearings on redistricting in eight separate locations throughout the state. The hearings are designed to allow for the public’s input regarding new legislative district boundaries for the Indiana House of Representatives, the Indiana Senate and the nine congressional districts.
Fort Wayne’s meeting is:
Saturday, March 26
Fort Wayne, IN
900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, 46802
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (EST)
Under the Indiana Constitution, the General Assembly elected during the year in which a federal decennial census is taken shall fix by law the number of senators and representatives and apportion them among districts according to the number of inhabitants in each district, as revealed by that census.