[r65] Rep. Koch to Chair Redistricting (4/1/2011)

Friday, April 1, 2011

Start Date: 4/1/2011 All Day
End Date: 4/1/2011

Rep. Koch to Chair Redistricting Hearings


STATEHOUSE- Members of the House and Senate Election Committees will be holding public hearings on redistricting in eight separate locations throughout the State this weekend. The hearings are designed to provide the opportunity for public input regarding new legislative district boundaries for the 100 Indiana House districts, the 50 Indiana Senate districts and the nine Congressional districts.  


For Northern Indiana, the hearing schedule is as follows:



Friday March 25th:                                                Saturday March 26th:

Lafayette, IN                                                                Elkhart, IN

Faith Baptist Community Center                          Memorial High School Auditorium

5526 State Road 26 E. Lafayette, 47905            2608 California Road, Elkhart 46514

10:00am-Noon (EST)                                            10:00am-Noon (EST)




Friday March 25th:                                                Saturday March 26th:

Crown Point, IN                                                    Fort Wayne, IN

Crown Point High School Auditorium                Allen County Public Library

1500 South Main Street, Crown Point, 46307    900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne 46802

3:00pm-5:00pm (CST)                                          2:00pm-4:00pm (EST)






For Southern Indiana, the hearing schedule is as follows:


Friday March 25th:                                                    Saturday March 26th:

Terre Haute, IN                                                         Jeffersonville, IN

Rose-Hulman                                                            Jeffersonville High School

Myers Room, Myers Building                                   2315 Allison Lane

5500 Wabash Avenue                                             Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Terre Haute, IN 47803                                              10:00am-Noon (EST)

11:00am-1:00pm (EST)


Friday March 25th:                                                      Saturday March 26th:

Evansville, IN                                                               Columbus, IN

Ivy Tech Community College                                   Columbus East High School

3501 N. First Avenue                                                   230 S. Marr Road

Evansville, IN 47710                                                    Columbus, IN 47201

5:30pm-7:30pm (CST)                                                 2:30pm-4:30pm (EST)


Under the Indiana Constitution, the General Assembly elected during the year in which a federal decennial census is taken shall fix by law the number of Senators and Representatives and apportion them among districts according to the number of inhabitants in each district, as determined by the census.


State Representative Eric Koch (R-Bedford), chairman of the House Elections & Apportionment Committee, will chair the Southern Indiana hearings.






Rep. Koch serves in District 65 which includes Bartholomew, Brown, Jackson, and Lawrence counties. Rep. Koch serves as the Chairman of the Elections & Apportionment Committee, and member of the Select Committee on Government Reduction, Statutory Committee on Ethics, and the Utilities & Energy Committee. Rep. Koch also serves as Assistant Republican Caucus Chairman.