State Auditor Elaine Howle reads the first person selected in a random drawing to select the first eight members of the state’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission at the Secretary of State auditorium in Sacramento on Thursday, November 18, 2010. The first person selected was Democrat Jeanne Raya.
State Auditor Elaine Howle reads the first person selected in a random drawing to select the first eight members of the state’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission at the Secretary of State auditorium in Sacramento on Thursday, November 18, 2010. The first person selected was Democrat Jeanne Raya. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
State Auditor Elaine Howle reads the first person selected in a random drawing to select the first eight members of the state’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission at the Secretary of State auditorium in Sacramento on Thursday, November 18, 2010. The first person selected was Democrat Jeanne Raya. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
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