The Tulsa area will lose one state House and one state Senate district to the Oklahoma City metro under preliminary redistricting plans released Wednesday.read more.
While most cities in Oklahoma want a single senator to represent them at the State Capitol, Lawton residents want to retain the two state senators they have and that is reflected in new maps, officials said Wednesday.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate leaders on Wednesday made public the new district maps and the chair of the redistricting committee says the open and transparent process this time produced better maps.read more.
Carmen Forman, Oklahoman
The Oklahoma City metro area is poised to gain representation in the statehouse for the next decade.
Proposed redistricting maps for Oklahoma's 149 legislative districts that GOP state lawmakers unveiled Wednesday show the Oklahoma City metro area gaining one Senate seat and one House seat.
The gains are reflective of population shifts that show rural areas losing population and population growth in the Oklahoma City area outpacing growth in Tulsa.read more.
By Tres Savage -
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
After months of public meetings and consideration, the House and Senate revealed their proposals for new Oklahoma legislative districts today, with those involved in the process saying that community feedback significantly affected the results.read more.
by: Hicham Raache
Posted: Apr 21, 2021 / 03:31 PM CDT / Updated: Apr 21, 2021 / 03:31 PM CDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma Senate leaders unveiled new district maps that are part of a redistricting bill on Wednesday.
Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle and chair of the Senate Select Committee on Redistricting, said the proposed maps benefited from an open and transparent process.read more.
Mar 26, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY — Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat on Thursday said lawmakers will have to return this fall in special session to complete redistricting.read more.
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The Oklahoma Constitution requires redistricting to be concluded by the end of the state legislative session following the receipt of census data from the federal government.read more.
Feb 28, 2021
Oklahoma House and Senate redistricting committees will hold a virtual town hall meeting Monday, after holding an organizational meeting last week.read more.
by: Hicham Raache
Posted: Feb 25, 2021 / 09:40 PM CST / Updated: Feb 25, 2021 / 09:40 PM CST
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – State Senate and House committees adopted redistricting rules and guidelines, as well as parameters for public map submissions.
The Senate Select Committee on Redistricting and the House State and Federal Redistricting Committee adopted the rules, guidelines and parameters on Thursday.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Select Committee on Redistricting and the House State and Federal Redistricting Committee met Thursday at the Oklahoma Capitol and adopted redistricting rules and guidelines as well as the parameters for public map submissions.read more.
By Carmen Forman
One of the most important issues Oklahoma lawmakers face this year is redrawing the state’s congressional and legislative districts for the next decade.
But it’s likely the redistricting process won’t be complete during the regular legislative session that runs from February through May.
Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, predicted it could take months for Oklahoma to receive complete U.S. Census data that will be used to draw districts.read more.
By Owasso Reporter Editor Art Haddaway
A town hall meeting on redistricting was held at Tulsa Tech’s Owasso campus on Thursday.
Every 10 years, following completion of the U.S. Census, the constitution requires lawmakers to redraw boundary lines for legislative and congressional districts using data from the 2020 U.S. Census.
Several area citizens attended the session, both in-person and online, to hear the proposed changes. Sen. J.J. Dossett, D-Owasso, and Rep. Mark Vancuren, R-Owasso, were both on hand as well.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House of Representatives and the State Senate redistricting offices have scheduled two virtual town hall meetings on the legislative redistricting process to answer questions and take comments from the public in real time.
The virtual meetings are scheduled for: 6 p.m., Monday, Dec 21, and 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25read more.