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2000 - 2001 Press Releases 

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released August 24, 2001

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing September 19, 2001, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., at the William H. Bowen School of Law, Friday Court Room, at UALR, 1201 McMath Ave., in Little Rock -. All citizens are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of Arkansas regarding the proposed redistricting plans to establish electoral districts for the Arkansas State Senate and Arkansas House of Representatives. The lines were drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of Governor Mike Huckabee, Secretary of State Sharon Priest and Attorney General Mark Pryor.

Copies of the initial staff recommendations have been provided to the county clerk of each county to be displayed at the county courthouse for review. Copies of maps may also be viewed on the Board's website www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict and at the State Capitol. The final plan adopted by the Board of Apportionment will become effective with the election cycle of 2002.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment's Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict. They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearings

Released July 10, 2001

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a series of public hearings beginning July 20 regarding the redistricting of Arkansas Legislative boundaries. The purpose of the hearings is to listen to comments from the citizens of Arkansas regarding the proposed redistricting plans to establish electoral districts for the Arkansas State Senate and Arkansas House of Representatives. The lines were drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of Governor Mike Huckabee, Secretary of State Sharon Priest and Attorney General Mark Pryor.

The Public Hearing schedule is as follows:
7/20/01 Fort Smith 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
Westark Community College- Latture Conference Center
50th St & Grand Ave, Ft. Smith, AR

7/20/01 Fayetteville 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
University of Arkansas @ Fayetteville
Reynolds Center-Auditorium
125 N. Buchanan Ave., Fayetteville, AR

7/20/01 Mountain Home 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
ASU @ Mt. Home- McMullin Lecture Hall-Dyer Building
1600 S. College. Mt. Home, AR

7/24/01 Beebe 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
ASU-Beebe The Student Center Dining Hall
1000 Iowa St., Beebe, AR

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7/24/00 Jonesboro 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Arkansas State University- Fowler Center: Riceland Hall
201 Olympic Drive. Jonesboro, AR 72076

7/24/01 Forrest City 6:00. - 8:00 p.m.
East Arkansas Community College- Lecture Hall
1700 Newcastle Road. Forrest City, AR

7/26/01 Pine Bluff 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff-
1890 Research Building Auditorium
Corner of Spruce St. and Oliver St., Pine Bluff, AR

7/26/01 El Dorado 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
South Arkansas Community College- Library Auditorium
300 Summit, El Dorado, AR

7/26/01 Hope 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
U of A Hope- Auditorium
2500 South Main, Hope, AR

7/31/01 Hot Springs 4:00 p.m. - 6:00p.m
Garland County Count House- Judge Larry Williams Courtroom
501 Ouachita Ave. #210, Hot Springs, AR

8/2/01 Little Rock 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law School
Friday Court Room
1201 McAlmont, Little Rock, AR

Copies of the initial staff recommendations have been provided to the county clerk of each county to be displayed at the county courthouse for review. Copies of maps may also be viewed on the Board's website www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict and at the State Capitol. The final plan adopted by the Board of Apportionment will become effective with the election cycle of 2002.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment's Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict. They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 19, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing January 4, 2001, at 4:00 p.m., at the First Service Bank Community Room in Clinton.  Citizens from Van Buren, Cleburne, Searcy, Stone, Faulkner and Conway counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 19, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing January 5, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., at Arkansas Tech University - L.L. Doc Bryan Room 242 in Russellville.  Citizens from Pope, Conway, Johnson, Newton, Searcy, Yell Logan and Faulkner counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 19, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing January 5, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., at the University of Arkansas - Monticello in the Library Conference Room A.  Citizens from Cleveland, Lincoln, Ashley, Dallas and Jefferson counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 9, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing January 3, 2001, at 12:00 p.m., at Mid South Community College’s North Campus Activity Room in West Memphis.  Citizens from Woodruff, Monroe, Phillips, Lee, St. Francis, Cross, Poinsett and Crittenden counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 9, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing January 4, 2001, at 12:00 p.m., at North Arkansas College’s JPH Conference Center in Harrison.  Citizens from Boone, Carroll, Marion, Searcy, Newton and Madison counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing December 12, 2000, at 10:00 a.m., at the First Service Bank Community Room in Clinton.  Citizens from Van Buren, Cleburne, Searcy, Stone, Faulkner and Conway counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing December 12, 2000, at 2:00 p.m., at Arkansas Tech University - L.L. Doc Bryan Room 242 in Russellville.  Citizens from Pope, Conway, Johnson, Newton, Searcy, Yell Logan and Faulkner counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing December 14, 2000, at 10:00 a.m., at the University of Arkansas - Monticello in the Library Conference Room A.  Citizens from Cleveland, Lincoln, Ashley, Dallas and Jefferson counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released December 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing December 14, 2000, at 4:00 p.m., at the State Capitol in Room 151.  Citizens from all counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 14, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 21, 2000, at 9:30 a.m., at the Jonesboro City Council Chambers - Annex Room in Jonesboro.  Citizens from Craighead, Pinsett, Crittenden, Cross, Mississippi, Greene, Clay, Randolph, Lawrence, Jackson, Sharp, Woodruff and St. Francis counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 14, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 21, 2000, at 2:30 p.m., at the University of Arkansas Community College Arts and Sciences Building, Room 301 in Batesville.  Citizens from Independence, Jackson, Woodruff, White, Cleburne, Stone, Sharp, Izard, and Lawrence counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 14, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 28, 2000, at 10:30 a.m., at the Cossatot Technical College Fire Training Center in DeQueen.  Citizens from Sevier, Miller, Nevada, Hempstead, Little River, Pike, Howard, and Polk counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 14, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 28, 2000, at 3:00 p.m., at the Garland County Community College Auditorium in Hot Springs.  Citizens from Garland, Howard, Pike, Polk, Montgomery, Hot Spring, Clark, Grant, and Saline counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 14, 2000, at 9:30 a.m., at the Westark College - Latture Conference Center in Fort Smith.  Citizens from Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, Scott, Polk and Logan counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 15, 2000, at 10:00 a.m., at the Southern Arkansas University Blue and Gold Room in Magnolia.  Citizens from Columbia, Calhoun, Ouachita, Union, Miller, La Fayette, Nevada, Hempstead and Dallas counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released November 7, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 16, 2000, at 10:00 a.m., at the U of A Phillips Community College Fine Arts Center Red Room in Helena.  Citizens from Phillips, Arkansas, Monroe, Prairie, Lee, St. Francis, Woodruff and Crittenden counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearings Statewide

Released October 30, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - Staff members of the Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct public hearings around the state in November and December.  The purpose of the hearings is to listen to comments from the citizens of Arkansas regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Secretary of State and the Attorney General.

The Public Hearing schedule is as follows:

November 9, 2000,  1:00 p.m., Arkansas State University at Mountain Home, McMullin Lecture Hall-Dyer Building, Mountain Home, AR;

November 14, 2000, 9:30 a.m., WestArk Community College, Latture Conference Center, Fort Smith, AR;

November 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital Basement Auditorium, Rogers, AR;

November 15, 2000, 10:00 a.m., Southern Arkansas University Blue and Gold Room, Magnolia, AR;

November 16, 2000, 10:00 a.m., Phillips Community College of the U of A, Fine Arts Center Red Room, Helena, AR;

November 21, 2000, 9:30 a.m., Jonesboro City Council Chambers - Annex Room, Jonesboro, AR;

November 21, 2000, 2:30 p.m., University of Arkansas Community College Arts and Sciences Building, Room 301, Batesville, AR;

November 28, 2000, 10:30 a.m., Cossatot Technical College Fire Training Center, DeQueen, AR;

November 28, 2000, 3:00 p.m., Garland County Community College Auditorium, Hot Springs, AR;

December 12, 2000, 10:00 a.m., First Service Bank Community Room, Clinton, AR;

December 12, 2000, 2:00 p.m., Arkansas Tech University - L.L. “Doc” Bryan Room 242, Russellville, AR;

December 14, 2000, 10:00 a.m., University of Arkansas at Monticello, Library Conference Room A, Monticello, AR.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict. They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Board of Apportionment Conducts Public Hearing

Released October 24, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Board of Apportionment will conduct a public hearing November 9, 2000, at 1:00 p.m., at Arkansas State University- Mountain Home, in the McMullin Lecture Hall-Dyer Building.  Citizens from Baxter, Fulton, Izard, Stone, Searcy, Marion, Newton, Boone and Randolph counties are invited to participate in the event.

The purpose of the hearing is to listen to comments from the citizens of these counties regarding the upcoming re-drawing of state Senate and Representative district lines.  The lines will be drawn using data received from the 2000 US Census.

The Board of Apportionment is comprised of the Governor, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citizens may obtain information about the redistricting process by visiting the Board of Apportionment’s Website at www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict.  They can also contact Ron Sheffield, Coordinator, Board of Apportionment at 501-682-4592.

Meeting Time Correction: Board of Apportionment

Released October 24, 2000

LITTLE ROCK - The State Board of Apportionment will hold its first official meeting following the 2000 Census to begin the legislative redistricting process.  The board will meet at 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 6, in Room 151 at the State Capitol.

Governor Mike Huckabee, Secretary of State Sharon Priest and Attorney General Mark Pryor make up the board.

The purpose of the meeting is to establish dates and locations for public hearings as well as providing a general outline for the process of redistricting.




All communication with the Arkansas Board of Apportionment is subject to the Freedom of Information Act.