WilCo redistricting maps now available for public comment

Williamson County redistricting maps for constables, justices of the peace and commissioners have been made available for public comment online. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Williamson County redistricting maps for constables, justices of the peace and commissioners have been made available for public comment online. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Williamson County redistricting maps for constables, justices of the peace and commissioners have been made available for public comment online. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Williamson County redistricting maps for constables, justices of the peace and commissioners have been made available for public comment online.

Comments must be submitted here by Nov. 8 at noon to be considered by the county. According to a release from the county, maps for the voter precincts are not required to be completed by the Nov. 13 deadline set by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, but will be proposed and voted on during a December Commissioners Court meeting.

The deadline that will need to be met by the commissioners, associated with the March 1 primary election, requires changes to boundary lines to be ordered no later than Dec. 30. These new boundaries will go into effect Jan. 1.

Community Impact Newspaper previously reported that the draft map to be used for discussion by commissioners would be up by Nov. 9, with action being taken to approve or disapprove the map Nov. 16.

The new maps come after Williamson County recorded one of the highest rates of population growth statewide over the past decade, according to census data. Williamson County’s population grew 44% from 2010-20—the third highest rate of growth of all counties statewide.


Iain Oldman contributed to this report.
By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.


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