On February 6, the Commission adopted its Final Districting Plan for the New York City Council. On February 8, the plan was deemed adopted pursuant to New York City Charter Section 51(d) and filed with the City Clerk on March 4. On March 22, the Final Districting Plan was submitted to the United States Department of Justice for Section 5 pre-clearance under the federal Voting Rights Act.
View the Notice of Submission to the Department of Justice
View the DOJ Submission and Exhibits
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The United States Department of Justice is now accepting public comments on New York City's districting process and the submitted plan. Visit the DOJ Voting Section website for instructions on how to submit your comments.. Please note that New York City's submission number is 2013-0942.
Other documents of interest:
Individual District Maps – Final Districting Plan
Staff Memorandum regarding the Final Districting Plan