Explainer: Participate In Fort Worth’s Final Redistricting Meeting Armed With Facts – Patch

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March 18, 2022

Residents will have a final opportunity March 22 to tell the Fort Worth City Council which redistricting map they want council members to approve.

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The final map will shape the City Council for the next decade – residents have three maps to weigh in on:– Map X Version 2 creates two new districts north of Loop 820.– Map X Version 3 creates a second majority Hispanic district.– Map X Version 4 also creates a majority Hispanic district – and it’s a larger majority than Version 3.

The council prioritized Version 3 at a March 1 meeting. Since then, the redistricting page on the city’s website was updated to include Version 2 and Version 4 for public view. At the final public comment meeting, residents will have the opportunity to advocate for the map of their choice.

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After the March 22 meeting, the council will convene to discuss the proposed maps and make any adjustments to produce a final map.

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