Below is the press release from the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission. There are 9 members total three Republicans, three Independents, and three Democrats. Check out the statement below.
The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission, a bipartisan commission created by Governor Larry Hogan to draw fair and representative legislative and congressional district maps for the 2022 elections, will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, June 30, at 6 p.m. for residents of Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties. The meeting will conclude upon the completion of testimony from the last speaker. Individuals from all other counties are welcome to join the meeting.
For more information about how to provide testimony at the public meeting, either in advance or during the meeting, please click here. For a list of all upcoming virtual listening tour meetings, click here.
This is the first of three rounds of public meetings – the first round is a listening tour; the second round will occur later in 2021 after Census data is distributed to the states; and the third round will occur after the Commission drafts legislative and congressional maps.
WHO: Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission and residents of Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Frederick counties. **Reminder, although the focus is on the four westernmost Maryland counties, anyone from any county is welcome to join the meeting.**
WHAT: Virtual Meeting with Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission (See agenda)
WHEN: Wednesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. until all speakers have provided testimony
HOW TO JOIN THE MEETING OR SUBMIT TESTIMONY IN ADVANCE OF OR DURING THE VIRTUAL MEETING: To register for the meeting, sign up to give live testimony from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, or to simply watch the meeting, click here. The meeting will be streamed in both English and Spanish. You can also dial in by calling (301) 715-8592 and entering the webinar ID 994 6627 0105. You can also submit your comments electronically or send a redistricting question to firstname.lastname@example.org.