Public computers available with redistricting software

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News release from the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus:

Public Computers Available With Redistricting Software

(April 1, 2011) – Senator Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake), Chair of the Senate Elections Committee and Representative Eric Koch (R-Bedford), Chair of the House Elections Committee, recently announced three separate locations where the public will have access to public computers with redistricting software and data.

The public locations are the following:

Indiana University-South Bend
Schurz Library
1700 Mishawaka Ave.
South Bend IN, 46634-7111
Telephone: 574-520-4421
The computer is on the main floor of the library.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
University Library
755 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Telephone: 317-274-8278
The computer is located on the 4th floor.

Indiana University, Bloomington
Herman B. Wells Library
1320 E. Tenth St.
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
Government Information & Kent Cooper Services (East Tower 2)
Telephone: 812-855-0100
The computer is on the 2nd floor.

Normal hours of operation will be in effect at these facilities and paid parking is available.

Individuals wishing to submit redistricting plans should send them to Senator Landske and Representative Koch at the following addresses:

Senator Sue Landske
200 W. Washington St.
Room 3B-N
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Representative Eric Koch
200 W. Washington St.
Room 4A-5
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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[li]Plans can also be shared at any Senate or House Election Committee meeting.[/li]
[li]Plans should be submitted in the form of a shape file and a BIN file (Excel data file).[/li]
[li]Individuals can submit a plan for any of the following:
– The entire state for all 100 House districts, 50 Senate districts and 9 Congressional districts;
– All 100 seats of the Indiana House of Representatives;
– All 50 seats of the Indiana Senate; or
– All 9 Congressional districts.[/li]
[li]Persons should include their name, address, telephone number, email address and the name of any organization or group that they are representing along with their plans.[/li]

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.

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