2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

Shape California's Future


The initial application period closed August 19th, but you can still stay involved

Every ten years, after the federal census, California must re-establish the boundaries of its Congressional, State Senate, State Assembly, and State Board of Equalization districts to reflect new population data and shifting populations. The Voters FIRST Act gave this power to California citizens ensuring that new and fair political boundaries are drawn without special interests, politics and political influence.

Applicant Next Steps

If you have received a notification of next steps in the application process, congratulations! Your journey to be a part of creating real change in California has begun. The next phase of the process is to complete the supplemental application package, which includes completing a supplemental applicant and submitting three letters of recommendation. Click on the Submit Supplemental Application button and complete the form by September 20, 2019. Please watch the instructional video that explains the application process and information needed for completion of the application. If you received a request from an applicant to submit a letter of recommendation, consult these guidelines.

Key Dates

Initial Application Period Is Now Closed

Supplemental Application Period for
Tentatively Eligible Initial Applicants:

August 21 – September 20, 2019

Applicant Review Panel Meetings:

Agenda for August 28-30, 2019

  • August 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • August 29, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • August 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Visit our General Information tab for more details on this historic and exciting opportunity.

Need a reasonable accommodation? Have question about the application?

  • Call us toll free at (833) 421‑7550
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday - Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Supplemental Application Training Video

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