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Austin residents will redraw the council district boundaries.

Apply to be part of the process and shape Austin’s future.


Background

Austin has a process for residents to redraw the boundaries of the council districts every ten years. The boundaries of the council districts greatly impact Austin’s government and will shape how residents are represented for the next decade.

Get involved

There are two opportunities for Austin residents to be involved:

  1. Austin residents can apply to serve on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. The Commission will draw the boundaries of Austin’s council districts.
  2. Certified Public Accountants can apply to serve on the Applicant Review Panel. The Panel will help select members for the Commission.

Residents can apply for the Panel or the Commission starting June 1, 2020.

Learn more

You can learn more about the process and apply on our website: https://redistrictatx.org/

You can also attend a virtual event. See more detailed information about our upcoming events below in our news feed.



Austin residents will redraw the council district boundaries.

Apply to be part of the process and shape Austin’s future.


Background

Austin has a process for residents to redraw the boundaries of the council districts every ten years. The boundaries of the council districts greatly impact Austin’s government and will shape how residents are represented for the next decade.

Get involved

There are two opportunities for Austin residents to be involved:

  1. Austin residents can apply to serve on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. The Commission will draw the boundaries of Austin’s council districts.
  2. Certified Public Accountants can apply to serve on the Applicant Review Panel. The Panel will help select members for the Commission.

Residents can apply for the Panel or the Commission starting June 1, 2020.

Learn more

You can learn more about the process and apply on our website: https://redistrictatx.org/

You can also attend a virtual event. See more detailed information about our upcoming events below in our news feed.



  • Participate in our Live Q&A with Carol Limaye, 2013 Applicant Review Panel member, on July 7 at 6 p.m.

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    19 days ago

    Tuesday, July 7th at 6 p.m. You are invited to participate in a live virtual Q&A. Carol Limaye, a member of the 2013 Applicant Review Panel, will be there to answer your questions about her experience serving on the Panel. You can watch and participate on Facebook Live.

    You can submit questions in advance on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram or by emailing us at redistrictatx@austintexas.gov. You can also ask questions during the meeting on Facebook.


    Save the date for these later events:

    • July 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Reddit Ask Me Anything with the Office of the City Auditor
    • July 22, 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm Live Q&A on Facebook Live with Carmen Llanes, current Commission member
    • July 31, 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Live Q&A on Facebook Live for potential student applicants

    Tuesday, July 7th at 6 p.m. You are invited to participate in a live virtual Q&A. Carol Limaye, a member of the 2013 Applicant Review Panel, will be there to answer your questions about her experience serving on the Panel. You can watch and participate on Facebook Live.

    You can submit questions in advance on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram or by emailing us at redistrictatx@austintexas.gov. You can also ask questions during the meeting on Facebook.


    Save the date for these later events:

    • July 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Reddit Ask Me Anything with the Office of the City Auditor
    • July 22, 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm Live Q&A on Facebook Live with Carmen Llanes, current Commission member
    • July 31, 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Live Q&A on Facebook Live for potential student applicants
  • Listen to this fun interview with City Auditor Corrie Stokes on Local Insights, KLBJ 93.7

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    8 days ago

    In June, the City Auditor Corrie Stokes stopped by Local Insights, KLBJ 93.7, to share why it's so important to be involved with the once in a decade redistricting process in Austin. Listen on SoundCloud (11 minutes).

    To request the transcript from this interview in another language, please email us at redistrictatx.org.

    In June, the City Auditor Corrie Stokes stopped by Local Insights, KLBJ 93.7, to share why it's so important to be involved with the once in a decade redistricting process in Austin. Listen on SoundCloud (11 minutes).

    To request the transcript from this interview in another language, please email us at redistrictatx.org.

  • Watch the recording of our June 25th Live Q&A with the City Auditor

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    19 days ago

    On Thursday, June 25th, the Office of the City Auditor hosted a live Q&A about Redistricting on Facebook Live. City Auditor Corrie Stokes answered questions from the community. You can watch the recording of the event on our Facebook Live page (16 minutes).

    To request the transcript from this event in another language, please email us at redistrictatx.org.

    On Thursday, June 25th, the Office of the City Auditor hosted a live Q&A about Redistricting on Facebook Live. City Auditor Corrie Stokes answered questions from the community. You can watch the recording of the event on our Facebook Live page (16 minutes).

    To request the transcript from this event in another language, please email us at redistrictatx.org.

  • Watch the recording of our June 18th Virtual Town Hall

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    22 days ago

    On Thursday, June 18th, the Office of the City Auditor hosted a virtual town hall to share information about redistricting. City Auditor Corrie Stokes answered questions from the community. You can watch the recording of the event on our Facebook Live page (26 minutes).

    To request the transcript from this event in another language, please email us at redistrictatx.org.

    On Thursday, June 18th, the Office of the City Auditor hosted a virtual town hall to share information about redistricting. City Auditor Corrie Stokes answered questions from the community. You can watch the recording of the event on our Facebook Live page (26 minutes).

    To request the transcript from this event in another language, please email us at redistrictatx.org.

  • Watch City Council Briefing on Redistricting

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    28 days ago

    On Tuesday, June 9th, City Auditor Corrie Stokes presented a briefing to City Council. Watch the full presentation here (17 minutes).

    On Tuesday, June 9th, City Auditor Corrie Stokes presented a briefing to City Council. Watch the full presentation here (17 minutes).