Lamar CISD: Redistricting
Population shift requires Board of Trustee district boundaries to be redrawn
Because of Lamar CISD’s dramatic population growth between 2000 and 2010, federal law requires that the boundaries be redrawn for Board of Trustee voting districts.
The Voting Rights Act says single-member districts, like those in Lamar CISD, must be redrawn if the federal census indicates a deviation of 10 percent or more between the most populated district and the least populated district. Lamar CISD is divided into seven single-member districts, and the residents of each district elect one Board member.
A series of public hearings were held (10/11 & 10/23) so that community members could learn about proposed boundaries and provide input. On November 15, 2012, Trustees voted and approved the current district map. The Department of Justice has approved the District recommendation.
The new district boundaries will take effect for the May 2013 Trustee election. Districts 1, 2, 3 and 6 are up for election in 2013; districts 4, 5 and 7 are up for election in 2015.
For your convenience highly detailed district maps can be downloaded from the below DropBox link. To view the files, they will need to be downloaded to a separate computer or added to another DropBox account. For help with using DropBox, please sign in/create an account on the DropBox website and follow their helpful guide.
Access DropBox folder with Individual District Map PDFs