‘You still have time to right this major wrong’: Queens residents, officials blast Districting Commission’s plan for new City Council district lines

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Residents and elected officials largely rejected the New York City’s Districting Commission‘s draft for new City Council district lines at a public hearing in Astoria Tuesday, Aug. 16.

The Districting Commission released a preliminary map last month which redraws districts across the city. The proposed district lines aim to reflect the population changes reported in the 2020 Census; the districts are redrawn every 10 years.

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