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Public Suggestions Made to South Carolina Senate Redistricting Committee

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The South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee’s Redistricting Subcommittee has scheduled a public meeting to review a dozen redistricting plans suggested by citizens.

The meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 21 beginning at 12 p.m. It will be in room 308 of the Gressette Building in Columbia, S.C. It will also be livestreamed on the South Carolina Legislature website.

Persons interested in speaking will be able to do so either in-person or online and should notify the Subcommittee staff by email at [email protected] or phone at 803-212-6634. Depending on the number of people requesting to speak the Subcommittee may set a time limit for each speaker.

MORE: South Carolina Redistricting Hearings Conclude

The plan suggestions may be viewed online here.

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The subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Luke Rankin (R-Horry), is responsible for redrawing Congressional districts and state senate districts. The subcommittee held 10 public hearings across the state during July and August. Videos of all 10 meetings can be viewed here.

South Carolina House Judiciary Committee Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee is also met with citizens during a series of 11 public meetings across the Palmetto State in September and October. Videos of those hearings can be viewed here.

The committee is also accepting plan suggestions here.

Dana Lynn McIntyreis a Staff Reporter with The Augusta Press. You can reach her at [email protected]

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