April 15, 2016 Letter to Whatcom County Districting Committee, Subject: Political Packing/ Dylan Richardson

dylan's testimony

Dylan Richardson testifying at the Public Hearing for the Whatcom County Districting Final Map Proposal on April 13, 2016, in the Whatcom County Council Chambers

Sent to the Whatcom County Districting Committee
April 15, 2016, by Dylan Richardson

Subject: Political Packing

Hello, members of the districting committee, and districting master,

My name is Dylan Richardson, and I live in precinct 181. I testified at the districting committee’s public hearing on April 13th regarding political packing. This topic has been brought up several times, and I would like to further comment, especially to the Districting Master, Dr. Ypma, in the event that any amendments are submitted to him with this as a justification. I appreciate you all hearing me out last Wednesday evening, and I won’t repeat the entirety of my comments, but I will summarize my testimony.

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Motivation for people to attend April 13 (at 6:00pm) Public Hearing, Whatcom Districting Committee map / Facebook post, SJ Robson

Whatcom dems districting hearing

Whatcom Democrats email flier

7 hrs  April 10, 2016  Sandy Robson  ACTION

Here’s some motivation for people to attend the April 13 (at 6:00pm) Public Hearing for the Whatcom Districting Committee map, and weigh-in to the committee on the new proposed 5-District map. [Here is a link to the agenda for the hearing and copies of the maps being considered: http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/17324 . The hearing is being held at Whatcom County Council Chambers, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham] Continue reading