60 Most Qualified Applicants for the County Independent Redistricting Commission
Thank you to the nearly 300 individuals that applied to serve on the County of San Diego's Independent Redistricting Commission. In accordance with California Elections Code Section 21550(c), the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors reviewed all applications and selected the 60 most qualified applicants from the pool of qualified applicants.
Below are the 60 most qualified applicants that met the minimum qualifications and demonstrated they possessed the following experience: (1) analytical skills relevant to the redistricting process and voting rights; (2) an ability to comprehend and apply the applicable state and federal legal requirements; (3) ability to be impartial; and (4) an appreciation for the diverse demographics and geography of the County of San Diego.
On October 13, 2020, item 4, the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors conducted a random drawing to pick eight commissioners from the list of qualified applicants below (view the video or agenda materials). The first random drawing chose one commissioner from each of the five supervisorial districts. A second random drawing selected three commissioners from the pool of remaining applicants. The following individuals were randomly selected on October 13, 2020:
The eight randomly selected commissioners then met to select six more commissioners from the pool of qualified applicants to form a commission with 14 people. The following individuals were selected on November 20, 2020:
The selection process for the 2020 Independent Redistricting Commission was concluded on November 20, 2020.
60 Most Qualified Applicants
*William MacPhail withdrew his application on September 30, 2020 due to his appointment to the City of San Diego Redistricting Commission.