Redistricting political boundaries based on the recent U.S Census is happening in California.
Your address may not change, but there’s a chance the political and school districts you vote in will.
The 2021 Census data shows slow growth in California’s population compared to other states, which means for the first time in history, California will lose one congressional representative.
“How those lines are drawn can often be the difference between whether a Democrat or Republican is running and winning, whether a person of color or not, a woman or not,” Sara Sadhwani, a commissioner on the California Citizens Redistricting Commission, told the NBC4 I-Team.
“It impacts the lives of so many people through the funding streams of millions of dollars that will ultimately trickled down to communities on the ground,” she added.
Sadhwani is part of a 14-member group comprised of five Republicans, five Democrats and 4 people not affiliated…