Tuesday night, the Hanford City Council took action to adopt a final map that will set the new council election districts for the next ten years.

Throughout the redistricting process, which began for the City in October 2021, the Council considered eight different maps. At the third public hearing, which was held on March 1, the Council narrowed the map options to Maps 1 and 2 but asked the city's consultant to take a closer look at those maps and see if they could be modified to create two majority/minority Hispanic voting districts.

Because the process to complete the redistricting requires dedicated

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