Redistricting Conference

2021 Redistricting: New Rules for California Local Governments

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Time: 8:00 – 4:00 PM

Venue: McKenna Auditorium, Claremont McKenna College


Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee of $100.

A full day of presentations and panel discussions by California experts on the redistricting process at the local level, applicable law (including new legal requirements for cities and counties), and best practices for local government agencies. Intended for city clerks, city attorneys, elected city officials, county officials, special district officials, and other individuals and organizations involved in the 2020 Census and subsequent redistricting (in 2021).


  • Timeline, Outreach Rules, and Public Records Requirements
    • Marguerite Leoni, J.D., Nielsen Merksamer
  • Criteria for Redistricting
    • Christopher E. Skinnell, J.D., Nielsen, Merksamer
    • Justin M. Levitt, Ph.D., National Demographics Corporation
  • Project Control: Direct, Advisory Commission, Independent Commission
    • Douglas Johnson, Ph.D., National Demographics Corporation
  • Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Angelo Ancheta, Chairman, California Redistricting Commission
  • Engaging the Community
    • Ryder Todd Smith, Tripepi Smith
    • Melissa Kuehne, Institute for Local Government
  • Helping Hints and Practical Lessons
    • Douglas Johnson, Ph.D., National Demographics Corporation
  • MCLE credit pending
  • Other speakers/panelists pending

For sponsorship opportunities, please call 909-607-7572.