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Board of Supervisors hears presentation on redistricting
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on May 5, 2011
The county is required to look at its five district boundaries every ten years following the federal Census so that the districts are as "nearly equal in population as may be" and comply with the Voting Rights Act. Contra Costa's population has grown 10 percent since 2000 to 1,049,025; the change requires each district to have about 210,000 people.
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