Governor signs bill to create an independent citizens redistricting commission for the Riverside County Board of Supervisors into law

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SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1307 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, D-Riverside, into law Sunday, Sept. 18. The new law requires the creation of an independent citizens redistricting commission to draw district boundaries for the Riverside County Board of Supervisors beginning with the 2030 round of redistricting. The commission will also be reconstituted after every census to draw Riverside County’s supervisorial districts in subsequent redistricting cycles. In July, the enacted 2022-23 State Budget allocated $1 million for the implementation of Assembly Bill 1307.In early December 2021, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to adopt a supervisorial district map for the 2020 round of redistricting that fractures the Latino community in the c
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