Every decade, following the U.S. Census, Shelby County updates its maps for County Commission and School Board districts. The new boundaries must be roughly equal in populations and observe established redistricting guidelines that conform with federal, state and local directives. The Shelby County Commission is responsible for redistricting. The commission has appointed an Ad hoc redistricting committee to review proposals, evaluate mapping plans, and recommend a plan to the full commission for adoption. The Shelby County Commission will accept final recommendations from the redistricting committee and vote on the final district plan in November.
How to Participate
After district maps are drafted, community meetings and online forums will be provided for review, comments, and possible adjustments of the preliminary district lines.
Review & Comment
Starting in October: Review and comment on revised maps and begin the adoption process.
Release of Initial Census Estimates
August 23, 2021
Redistricting Committee Reviews Data and Maps
Public Engagement Process - Virtual Meetings
What is redistricting?
Redistricting is the process of redrawing boundaries for political offices to reduce differences in population between different districts. Most of the country redistricts occur every ten years following the Census.
Learn More about the Shelby County Redistricting process
If you want to learn more and offer input into the Shelby County Redistricting process, join us for one of two virtual community meetings on October 14th at 6:30 p.m. or October 23rd at 1 p.m. You must register to participate.
October 23rd Registration
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