Anaheim City Council Unanimously Approves Districting Map
Final vote sets the shape of six City Council voting districts
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 12, 2016) — On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the Anaheim City Council unanimously approved the districting map and election sequence for the November 8, 2016 election. This action adopts the Recommended Plan (Map 3), which defines the shape of Anaheim’s first City Council voting districts. The Council’s vote also set the election sequence for Districts 1, 3, 4 and 5 for Nov. 8, 2016.
The remaining two districts (2 and 6) will hold elections in 2018. The districting process started in 2014 when Anaheim voters increased the City Council from five to seven members and set six City Council voting districts. Council Members shall live within their district, and can only be elected by residents of their district. The Mayor will continue to be elected “At Large” from across the City.
For FAQs and the history of the districting process, please visit www.anaheim.net/districts.
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ABOUT ANAHEIM -The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 25 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.
Ruth Ruiz, Public Information Officer, City of Anaheim
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