Precinct boundary changes will affect 11,445 or approximately 20% of the City’s total population, which now stands at 56,374. About 7,472 registered voters will be affected.
11 of Apple Valley’s 16 precincts have new boundaries. The boundaries for precinct numbers 1, 2, 3, 7, and 8 did not change.
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Redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundaries of election districts. This is done every 10 years in the United States, after completion of the decennial census. The City of Apple Valley completed its redistricting process on March 24, 2022.
As the population changes, congressional and legislative district boundaries are redrawn in order to give all persons within the state equal representation. Cities must then establish its precincts to conform with these new boundaries. In addition to the new district boundaries and population, Apple Valley also considered factors such as the number of register voters, voting history by precinct, polling sites, anticipated growth, and impact to voters.
Only 2 of Apple Valley’s 16 precincts had a number change. Former precinct 5A (Hope Church) is now precinct 16, and former precinct 5B (Bethel’s Rock Church) is now precinct 5.
Resolution No. 2022-55 was approved by the City Council on March 24, 2022, which describes the precinct boundaries and polling places for 2022 elections.
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