Carl's Capitol Comments
Livestream hearings on natural resources and regulatory services
January 20, 2021
This past week, I and several other representatives hosted a public meeting in Woodward to discuss details of the redistricting process. Every 10 years, the Legislature is constitutionally required to redraw legislative and congressional district boundaries to match population shifts as reported from the U.S. Census.
Each member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and state Senate and each member of Congress must represent roughly the same number of people. As people move from one area to another, sometimes boundaries shift. Rural districts sometimes get larger, while urban districts...