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Minnesota Redistricting Timetable for 2000

June 1995 State leaders designate census liaison for Phase 1
1995-1997 Suggest boundaries of census blocks to Census Bureau ("Phase 1")
November 1997 Washington, D.C., meeting of NCSL Redistricting Task Force Race and ethnicity categories to be used for 2000 census Plan redistricting publications for 1997-2000
April 1998 Seattle, WA, meeting of NCSL Task Force Update on redistricting technology Census dress rehearsal in Columbia, SC, Sacramento, CA, and Menominee Reservation, WI
Spring 1998 State leaders designate census liaison for Phase 2
July 1998 Las Vegas, NV meeting of NCSL Task Force Budgeting for redistricting
November 3, 1998 General election
1998-1999 Provide precinct boundaries to Census Bureau ("Phase 2")
January 1999 Budget for hardware and software must be ready
1999-2000 NCSL/Census Bureau redistricting workshops for legislators and staff
January 1, 2000 Precinct boundaries frozen Final city boundary adjustments to Census Bureau
April 1, 2000 Census
Summer-Fall 2000 Final upgrades to hardware and software
November 7, 2000 General election
December 31, 2000 State population reported to President Congressional seats reapportioned
January-March 2001 Block populations reported to state census liaisons ("Phase 3") Redistricting begins
March 19, 2002 Legislative and congressional redistricting complete