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District Elections

Public Hearing Notices

Public Hearing Notice - September 3 & 10, 2019 Hearings (PDF)

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the Council will hold the first of a series of four public hearings to receive public comments regarding the transition of the City from at-large elections for members of the City Council to by-district elections, the time frame for the transition, the criteria and factors that should go into the drawing of maps of voting districts, the composition of the districts, and other matters related to the election of members of the City Council.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the Council will hold the second of a series of four public hearings to receive public comments and input regarding the potential council election district boundaries. Following the second public hearing, draft maps of potential Council election district boundaries will be published and additional public hearings scheduled.

News Releases

August 30, 2019
District Elections and "Communities of Interest"

August 29, 2019
City Begins Outreach and Seeks Input on City Council Districts

July 23, 2019
Claim Filed Against City of Davis Demanding Shift to District-based Election System

Letters from Plaintiff's Attorney

City Attorney Memos

Forms & Worksheets

Community of Interest Worksheet


California Elections Code