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Minnesota Redistricting Timetable for 2010

2004-2006

  • Census Phase 1 - State Legislative District Project

July 2005

  • State leaders designate census liaisons for Phase 1

2007-2009

  • Census Phase 2 - Voting District/Block Boundary Suggestion Project

July 2007

  • Census Bureau invitation to participate in Phase 2

July 2008

  • New Orleans, LA meeting of NCSL Redistricting and Elections Committee

November 4, 2008

  • General election

November 2008

  • NCSL publishes Redistricting Case Summaries from the 2000s

March 2009

  • Budget for hardware and software must be ready

2009-2011

  • NCSL/Census Bureau redistricting workshops for legislators and staff

October 2009

  • NCSL publishes Redistricting Law 2010
  • NCSL publishes Redistricting Profiles 2010

January 1, 2010

  • Precinct boundaries frozen
  • Final city boundary adjustments to Census Bureau

April 1, 2010

  • Census Day

Summer-Fall 2010

  • Final upgrades to hardware and software

November 2, 2010

  • General election
  • Map drafters identified

December 31, 2010

  • State population reported to President
  • Congressional seats reapportioned

January-March 2011

  • Census Phase 3 - block populations reported to state census liaisons
  • Redistricting begins

February 21, 2012

  • Legislative and congressional redistricting complete

May 6, 2012

  • Candidates must establish residence in legislative district

June 05, 2012

  • Candidate filing deadline

August 14, 2012

  • State primary

November 6, 2012

  • General election

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