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Colorado Congressional Redistricting


  Map of congressional lines

 

 

ATTENTION: Although the General Assembly introduced several congressional redistricting maps during the 2011 legislative session, none of the plans were enacted.  When the session ended, two lawsuits were filed in Denver District Court to decide the matter.  The cases were consolidated into one under the caption: Moreno et al. v. Gessler, Case No. 11CV3461; consolidated with Case No.: 11CV3463. On November 10, 2011, the district court ruled in favor of the "Moreno/South" map.  The map is attached below.  The court order is available here: http://bit.ly/sbGInl

 

Moreno/South Map (PDF)

Moreno/South Map (Shapefile)

Congressional Block Equivalency File

 

On November 17, 2011, the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the Denver District's Court decision.  The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case on December 1, 2011, at 11:15 a.m.  in the Old Supreme Court Chambers at the Colorado State Capitol.  An audio recording of the hearing is available here: http://bit.ly/4DRyIZ

 

On December 5, 2011, the Colorado Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the Denver District Court. The court order is available here: http://bit.ly/u2YKkF, and a written opinion can be found here: http://bit.ly/JZYpE2.

 

To use Google Earth to view and search the new Congressional Redistricting map, please open the file below. Please note that you must have Google Earth installed on your computer in order to view the file.  Google Earth can be downloaded here:

http://www.google.com/earth/index.html

 

Moreno/South Map (Google Earth)

 

NOTE: The attached map is from Denver District Court.  The General Assembly is no longer involved in the congressional redistricting process.  If you have any questions or would like to obtain any records associated with the case or with the appeal, you must contact Denver District Court at 720-865-8301 or the Colorado Supreme Court at 303-837-3790.

  

 

Congressional Members

Committee Members

Co-Chairs:
  Senator   Representative  
  Rollie Heath   David Balmer  

Members:

 

Gail Schwartz

  B.J. Nikkel  
 

Greg Brophy

  Don Coram  
  Mark Scheffel   Dan Pabon  
  Morgan Carroll   Ed Vigil  
         

Staff Contact: LCS

  Hillary Smith * Phone: (303) 866-3277

Christie Lee * Phone: (303) 866-2756

 

LLS

Tom Morris * Phone: (303) 866-4218

Brita Darling * Phone: (303) 866-2241

Esther van Mourik * Phone: (303) 866-4215

Email: CongRedist2011@State.co.us

Website: www.colorado.gov/Redistricting

 

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Please send comments to :

Redistricting Staff

200 East Colfax

Denver, CO

80203

 

 

 

 

 

 

At each public hearing, members of the public may provide testimony pertaining to any congressional district, regardless of the location of the hearing. Individuals who are unable to attend any of the public hearings may submit written testimony to the committee from February 18 until March 25. Testimony may be submitted via e-mail to CongRedist2011@state.co.us or via mail to Redistricting Staff, 200 E. Colfax, Denver, CO 80203.

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2011 Committee Schedule
Meeting Information

Time

Location
January 19 Agenda Summary 4:00 PM SCR 356
 January 26 Agenda Summary 4:00 PM SCR 356
February 2 Agenda Summary 4:00 PM SCR 356

 February 26 (Public Hearing)


Audio Summary 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM*

 Loveland

Loveland City Council Chambers

500 E. Third Street, Loveland, CO  80537

 February 26 (Public Hearing)


Audio Summary 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM*

Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan High School

709 East Riverview Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO  80701

February 28 (Public Hearing) Audio Summary 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM*

Denver

Old Supreme Court Chambers, State Capitol, 200 E Colfax, Denver 80203

March 3     (Public Hearing  Audio Summary 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM*

 Golden

Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, Large Hearing Room (Hearing Room 1)

100 Jefferson Parkway, Golden, CO  80419

March 9    (Public Hearing)

Audio Summary 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM*

Colorado Springs

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, University Center, UC 116


1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

** Individuals attending the hearing may park for free in Lot 3

March 12 (Public Hearing) Audio Summary 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM*

Alamosa

Inn of the Rio Grande

333 Santa Fe Avenue, Alamosa, CO  81101

March 12 (Public Hearing) Audio Summary 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM*

Pueblo

Pueblo County Conference Room

1001 No. Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo, CO  81003

March 14 (Public Hearing) Audio Summary 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM*

Castle Rock

Douglas County Fairgrounds and Events Center

500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock, CO  80104

March 15   (Public Hearing) Audio Summary 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM*

Boulder

University of Colorado, University Memorial Center (UMC), Room 235

1669 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO  80309

March 19 (Public Hearing) Audio Summary 9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON*

Grand Junction

Mesa State College, College Center, Ballroom South

1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, CO  81501

April 15 Agenda Summary   Upon Adjournment of Both Chambers SCR 356
April 19 Agenda Summary 5:00 p.m. SCR 356
April 20 Agenda Summary 4:00 p.m. SCR 356

 * The meeting may end earlier depending on the amount of witness testimony.

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