NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY APPORTIONMENT PLAN AND FILING OF OBJECTIONS
Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Hearing Room #1, North Office Building, Harrisburg, PA
The 2021 Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission, on December 16, 2021, approved a Preliminary Reapportionment Plan for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and Pennsylvania Senate, in accordance with Pennsylvania Constitution, Article II, Section 17(c). The Commission has filed the Preliminary Plan with the Secretary of the Commonwealth, and the Preliminary Plan is available on the Commission's website: www.redistricting.state.pa.us/maps/.watch a recording of the meeting, and read Chairman Nordenberg's Opening Statement, Presentation, and Plan Table.
In accordance with Pennsylvania Constitution, Article II, Section 17(c), any person aggrieved by the Preliminary Plan may file exceptions with the Commission. Any exceptions to the Preliminary Plan should precisely state the objections. Exceptions may be uploaded on the Commission's website, www.redistricting.state.pa.us (House, Senate), or may be sent in writing to the Commission at the following address:
P.O. Box 203079
Harrisburg, PA 17120
The deadline for exceptions is January 18, 2022. Exceptions must be either uploaded on the website or physically received by the Commission by that deadline. Exceptions uploaded or received after January 18, 2022, even if post-marked before that date, cannot be considered by the Commission.
The Commission will hold public hearings during the month of January in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, which will be live-streamed. The dates and times of those hearings will be announced shortly.
At the above hearings, the Commission will consider evidence and presentations related to the Preliminary Plan and to the development of a Final Reapportionment Plan. Participation by remote video technology will be possible. Anyone interested in presenting evidence or otherwise testifying at one of the above hearings should contact the Commission as soon as possible through the Commission's website or by letter to the above address.
The above information relates only to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and Pennsylvania Senate. The Commission has no involvement in the creation of new districts for the United States House of Representatives.
*** UPDATED 01/20/2022 ***