Turlock considers new council district boundaries. How do draft maps differ?

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The public can view drafts of potential new Turlock City Council district boundaries before officials are scheduled to select a map in March.

Three draft maps are available on the Turlock redistricting website as part of the process held once every 10 years to reflect population changes documented in the U.S. Census.

Turlock could stick with the existing districts, said Jeff Tilton, a consultant with the National Demographic Corporation firm. But the existing map could face legal challenges for not including a majority-minority district when it could, Tilton said. Out of current District 2 residents eligible to vote in southwest Turlock, 49% are Latino, a report shows.

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