MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Meeting on Legislative Redistricting Scheduled in Ardmore


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: State Rep. Tammy Townley
Phone: (405) 557-7326
Contact: State Rep. Ronny Johns
Phone: (405) 557-7336

 

State Rep. Tammy Townley, R-Ardmore, and State Rep. Ronny Johns, R-Ada, will host a public meeting on redistricting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, in Conference Room A at the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, located at 2610 Sam Noble Parkway in Ardmore. The agenda is listed below.

The Oklahoma House of Representatives Redistricting Committee and its eight regional subcommittees will be holding a series of town halls throughout the state before the 2021 legislative session begins, to encourage public input in the redistricting process. By law, the Legislature must redraw its legislative and congressional district boundaries to reflect changes in population every ten years immediately following the decennial Census. The meetings are open to anyone who would like to attend.

Townley is chair of the South Central Oklahoma Subcommittee. Johns serves as vice chair.

Other members of the South Central Oklahoma Subcommittee include State Rep. Merleyn Bell, D-Norman; State Rep. Sherrie Conley, R-Newcastle; State Rep. Tommy Hardin, R-Madill; State Rep. Chris Kannady, R-Oklahoma City; State Rep. Dell Kerbs, R-Shawnee; State Rep. Mark McBride, R-Moore; House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka; State Rep. Cynthia Roe, R-Lindsay; State Rep. Jacob Rosecrants, D-Norman; State Rep. Danny Sterling, R-Tecumseh; State Rep. Emily Virgin, D-Norman; State Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore; and State Rep. Danny Williams, R-Seminole.

The venue requires all attendees to wear masks, undergo temperature checks upon entry and sign COVID-19 waivers.

A live-stream of the meeting may be available depending on the facility’s capabilities. A recording of the meeting will be made available on the House website following the meeting. Anyone unable to attend the meeting may email comments to redistrictoklahoma2020@okhouse.gov.

All comments and public testimony from the town hall meeting will be shared with the committee. Questions about the meeting can be directed to the House Redistricting Office at (405) 962-7808.

A complete list of redistricting meetings can be found here: https://www.okhouse.gov/Documents/Districts/House%20Public%20Meeting%20Schedule%202020-2021.pdf.

Information about other meetings scheduled across the state can be found by visiting the House Redistricting Website or contacting the House Redistricting Office.

AGENDA:

 

 

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Redistricting Briefing
  3. Questions and Comments from the Public
  4. Closing Remarks