"For the Lodi area, I'm disappointed. They're supposed to look
at 'communities of interest.' It looks like Lodi is really
consolidated with East Bay interests, which disappoints me."
— San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel
"It still represents some uncertainty because they represent the
first draft. We encourage people to be involved in the
— Chris Clark, spokesman for Lodi congressional candidate
"(The Senate map) might as well be in Sausalito with all the
relevance with what I see proposed."
— Lodi Mayor Bob Johnson
"The congressman is going to cross the bridge when the final map
is out. He's going to leave those decisions to the commission."
— Sarah Hersh, spokeswoman for Rep. Jerry McNerney,
- Public hearing in Stockton
The California Citizens Redistricting Commission will conduct
several public hearings throughout the state before adopting final
legislative maps, including one in Stockton in two weeks.
The hearing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. June 24 at the Tillie
Lewis Theater at San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave.,
The public may also comment on the draft maps by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax at 916-651-5711 or by mail to the
Citizens Redistricting Commission, 901 P St., Suite 154-A,
Sacramento, CA 95814.
— Source: California Citizens Redistricting
Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 11:03 am
Updated: 11:37 am, Mon Jan 9, 2012.
Under a draft released Friday, San Joaquin County's new
congressional district keeps the county mostly intact, as most
local officials wanted.
However, the Lodi area stands to have split representation at
the state Capitol if the maps of California's Assembly and state
Senate districts are approved in August. That's not sitting well
with local political and business leaders.
Friday, June 10, 2011 11:03 am.
Updated: 11:37 am.