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The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed a new campus redistricting proposal Sunday, adding the East and West Campus districts.

GUSA Senate Passes Campus Redistricting Proposal

The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed a new campus redistricting proposal, which consolidates the amount of GUSA senate districts from 11 to seven and increases the total number of senators from 28 to 29, by a 24-0 vote Sunday. The new districts, which take into account the opening of[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bowser Education Plan Deemed Vague

Recently elected mayor, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) will take office in a city with a highly stratified — along both racial and socioeconomic lines — public school system that has not seen a redrawing of boundaries in over 40 years. Education became a focus point of the campaign[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DCPS Lines Divide Hopefuls

As D.C. Public Schools reopen for this school year, the issue of redistricting public school boundaries has emerged as a hot-button topic for the D.C. mayoral candidates. Last week, current mayor Vincent Gray approved a new D.C. Public Schools redistricting plan, intended for the 2015-2016 school year. By making the[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Public Schools Announce Redistricting Proposals

Washington, D.C. officials announced a proposal to redraw elementary school boundary lines for District of Columbia Public Schools on April 5. If enacted, this marks the first DCPS redistricting since 1968. Claudia Lujan, a media representative from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education, stressed the necessity of redistricting[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 3 comments City News, News
Citizen Concerns Delay DC Redistricting

Citizen Concerns Delay DC Redistricting

The D.C. Board of Elections has cancelled proposed changes to realign voting precincts amid worries among local residents that the changes could cause confusion about where to vote in the upcoming April 1 Democratic mayoral primary. The 59-page “2013 Precinct Boundary Efficiency Plan,” released to the public in October 2013,[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

GUSA Passes Senate Redistricting Bill

The Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously to approve a bill that will redefine several senate districts Sunday. The bill, proposed by the Senate District Reconciliation Committee, revised the way that the Southwest Quad and two freshmen residence hall districts are designed. It also created two additional off-campus seats,[Read More…]

by November 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Redistricting Debate Continues

Redistricting Debate Continues

Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Tom Birch’s proposal of a second alternative to the redistricting of ANC 2E last Thursday has failed to assuage some Georgetown students’ representation concerns. ANC 2E’s initial redistricting proposal, which would have grouped 2,581 students into each of two single member districts, provoked student accusations of gerrymandering[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Students Challenge Redistricting Plan

A group of students and Georgetown neighbors are working to redraw district lines that will determine Georgetown’s representation on Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E for the next 10 years. The proposal put forth by the working group on Aug. 17 has been met with mixed reviews from members of the university[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments City News, News