Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council officially adopted map 5B (Unity map).
The map had been submitted by the Jakara movement in hopes of keeping the Punjabi and other communities together as opposed to other maps that would separate them.
Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council voted to adopt map 5B submitted by the Jakara Movement.
The U.S. Census Bureau released results Thursday from two analyses about the quality of the 2020 Census counts.
Every ten years after the census data is collected the process of redistricting starts. Redistricting includes the City Council Wards to ensure that each council member is covering an equal number of constituents.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors is nearing the end of the redistricting process, and will consider two final draft maps for adoption at a redistricting public hearing on Tuesday.
Since Kern County is undergoing the process of redistricting this year in accordance with the 2020 U.S.