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Hoosier lawmakers will host meetings across the state in early August to solicit public feedback on the state’s redistricting process.  

The U.S. Constitution requires states redraw district lines for the U.S. House of Representatives, state senates and state houses of representatives, by using population data collected in the decennial census.  

The meetings, in each of the state’s nine congressional districts, will be grouped geographically. The meetings will be held on Aug. 6, 7 and 11:

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It will still be weeks before Indiana lawmakers can gather to redraw congressional and state legislative district boundaries. That’s because of delays in getting necessary information from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Indiana will remain at nine congressional districts for the next decade after national and state census figures were released Monday.

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Indiana House Republicans refused to debate a redistricting reform proposal Thursday, using legislative procedure to block an amendment from House Democrats.

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The Indiana Citizens Redistricting Commission will collect testimony on the state’s current voting districts, and what Hoosiers would like to see in new districts.

Public meetings will be held in every congressional district through the end of March. Julia Vaughn, policy director of Common Cause Indiana, and a leader for ALL IN for Democracy, said the intent is “to show the public and the legislature” alternatives to the way districts have been drawn.