Emmerson

 

By PE Politics
June 6, 2011 4:24 PM

Last week’s “visualizations” from the Citizens Redistricting Commission sometimes make it hard to see a district’s details.

In the case of Riverside County, a Coachella Valley-based Senate district and a San Diego-centric Senate district converge in a little finger east of where Highway 74 intersects Interstate 215 near Hemet.

State Sen. Bill Emmerson, R-Hemet, said he believes the map includes his home in the San Diego-based district, which stretches from south of Riverside all the way to southeastern San Diego County. That seat also would include state Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, who was elected just last year.

Other senators found more to like about the visualizations. State Sen. Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Chino, represents much of a proposed congressional seat that would include Chino, Ontario, Pomona and Rancho Cucamonga.

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