Petersburg remains with Sitka in final redistricting plan


November 18, 2021

This map, which depicts Petersburg's House District 35-R, went into effect in 2013 and is now replaced by the 2021 Redistricting Board Proclamation which creates Petersburg's new House District 2-A, shown in pink in the map on the second photo.

The Alaska Redistricting Board adopted its final proclamation of redistricting November 10, marking the boundaries that will be used for house districts and senate pairings for the next decade.

New districts are drawn every 10 years based on data collected from the U.S. Census. This year the state was divided into 40 districts, each with an approximate population of 18,355 people.

The new districts were also required to be compact, contiguous, and socioeconomically integrated according to the board's redistricting process report.

As part of the process, the board spent months traveling to p...

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