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Virginia Mungovan, Manager

For Immediate Release

Get Involved with Redrawing of Arizona’s Congressional and Legislative Lines; Public Hearings Scheduled

Surprise, AZ (September 16, 2021) The initial maps for Arizona’s redistricting process were approved on September 14, 2021 by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC), and the public is being asked to weigh in on them. 

The approved grid maps are of equal populations for the congressional and legislative districts as required by the state constitution. The link for the adopted grid maps is:

Arizonans are encouraged to become involved by utilizing the online mapping system and/or by attending the public hearing sessions. 

The Arizona IRC will hold its next set of public hearings from September 21 to October 7, 2021 in locations throughout Arizona. 

One of these meetings will be held in Surprise:

Thursday, Oct. 7
4 p.m.

The Vista Center for the Arts
15660 N. Parkview Pl.
Surprise, AZ  85374

For additional meeting dates and details, please view the Arizona IRC press release, available in English and Spanish:

Press Release (English) 

Press Release (Spanish)

Individuals attending the in-person sessions will have the opportunity to speak and give public comments on the grid maps. They can also complete their mapping comments online at before the public meetings. 

There will be an opportunity to observe each meeting via live stream. That information will be listed on the Arizona IRC website.

For more information, please contact the Arizona IRC (602) 364-0240 or

City of Surprise 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374 | Phone: 623-222-1000