Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Timeline


December 21, 2010

State Populations and congressional apportionment delivered to President Obama. Illinois loses one of its 19 Congressional Districts.
January 12, 2011 Inauguration of 97th General Assembly
June 30, 2011 If no redistricting plan becomes effective by this date, a Legislative Redistricting Commission shall be constituted.
July 10, 2011 Deadline for formation of Redistricting Commission.  The Commission shall consist of eight members, no more than four of whom shall be members of the same political party.
August 10, 2011 Deadline for Redistricting Commission to file an approved plan with the Secretary of State approved by at least five members.
September 1, 2011 If the Redistricting Commission fails to file an approved plan, the Supreme Court shall submit the names of two persons, not of the same political party, to the Secretary of State no later than this date.
September 5, 2011 No later than this date the Secretary of State shall draw by random selection the name of one of the two persons to serve as the ninth member of the Commission.
October 5, 2011 Last day for Redistricting Commission to file a redistricting plan with the Secretary of State approved by at least five members.