August 3rd - Legislative Reapportionment Commission Holds Two Public Hearings

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission held two public hearings on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | North Office Building Hearing Room 1, Harrisburg, PA

The hearing at 2:00 p.m. featured presentations on the subjects of Citizen Participation in Reapportionment, and other Perspectives on Mapping. (Agenda, Transcript). Watch the meeting

  • Citizen Participation in Reapportionment
    • Carol Kuniholm: Co-Founder and Chair, Fair Districts of PA (Testimony)
    • Khalif Ali: Executive Director, Common Cause of Pennsylvania (Testimony)
  • Perspectives in Mapping
    • Amanda Holt: Named Plaintiff in Holt vs. 2011 Legislative Reapportionment Commission and mapping expert (Testimony)
    • Lee Hachadoorian: Faculty Member in the Temple University Department of Geography & Urban Studies and Assistant Director of the Professional Science Master's Degree Program in Geographic Information System

The hearing at 6:00 p.m. gathered feedback from Pennsylvania citizens regarding legislative reapportionment. (Agenda). Watch the meeting

  • Jenna Henry, State College
  • Kyle Hynes, State College
  • Monica Banks, Harrisburg
  • Salewa Ogunmefun, Philadelphia
  • Ahmad Mitchell, Philadelphia
  • Anne Hanna, Philadelphia (Testimony)
  • Ardith Talbott, Solebury (Testimony, Slides, Block File)
  • Blyden Potts, Shippensburg (Testimony)
  • Charles Black, Philadelphia
  • Diana Robinson, Philadelphia
  • Janice Eastbourn-Bloom, Ebensburg (Testimony)
  • Howard Wiener, Philadelphia (Testimony)
  • Kathleen O'Connell, Lemont (Testimony)
  • Khari Mosley, Pittsburgh
  • Kris Henderson, Philadelphia
  • Michael Waxenberg, Lords Valley (Testimony)
  • Nickolas Bartel, Washington
  • Nikki Grant, Philadelphia
  • Robert Williams, Wayne
  • Nancy Jimenez, Reading
  • Rosalyn Cahill, Erwinna (Testimony)
  • Brian Gordon, Merion Station

*** UPDATED 08/05/2021: The post was updated with additional testimony.

August 03, 2021