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DATELINE:
BELLINGHAM, WA U.S.A.
District Officer Elections:
  • The MD19 Conventions and Elections page for the 2023/2024 District officer elections is now open. Voting commences 8:00 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2022 and close at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022.
  • THE NEXT STEP: The MD19 Council of Governors has called a special convention for the purpose of electing the 2023/2024 District Governors and Vice District Governors of the new Districts 19–L, 19–I, 19–O, 19–N and 19–S. The elections for each of the new districts will open at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2022 and close at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022.
Redistricting Workshops:
  • The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting redistricting workshops to assist the district merger committees, Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. via ZOOM. The scheduled meetings are posted on the Home page. All District Merger Committee members are invited. The format is an open, round–table discussion of redistricting issues, challenges, progress and needs. Email SPC chair, PCC John Kirry, for ZOOM login instructions.
Redistricting Presentations:
  • SPC members are available to meet with districts, zones, clubs, district cabinets and district merger committees. Contact any SPC member to schedule a meeting or presentation with your group.
Redistricting Tools:
Complaints And Disputes:
  • Any Lion, Club or District within MD19 may file a complaint on matters arising under, related to or in connection with the redistricting plan and referendum. Note that there are strict rules, procedures and deadlines regarding the filing and resolution of complaints.
  • The SPC urges any party that wants to file a complaint to carefully follow LCI's published dispute resolution procedures. The failure to comply with the LCI rules, procedures or deadlines may result in a summary dismissal of your complaint.
  • You may download the Multiple District Dispute Resolution Procedures here. You may download the entire LCI Dispute Resolution Procedures here. And you may download the Lions Clubs International Dispute Resolution Guidlines here. Each of these publications can also be found at and downloaded from the Learning tab in the Toolbox page of this website.
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Redistricting Multiple District 19

The MD19 Council of Governors directed by unanimous vote at the June 12, 2021 Council of Governors meeting that MD19 to implement a redistricting plan based on a recommendation from the MD19 Strategic Planning Committee that the 9 current districts be consolidated into 5 districts.

The club delegates to an MD19 Special Convention on June 4, 2022 voted to approve the MD19 Redistricting Plan by a vote of 283 “Yes” (60%) to 189 “No” (40%).

The Lions Club International Board of Directors approved the MD19 redistricting plan on October 6, 2022.

The redistricting plan will now take effect on July 1, 2023, consolidating MD19's current 9 Districts into 5 new districts which will be named Districts “19–L”, “19–I”, “19–O”, “19–N”, and “19–S”.

The following tables contain information about and resources for districts, clubs and Lions relating to the redistricting process, including all the information relating to redistricting that has come before MD19 as the plan was developed and approved. These resources will be updated frequently, so check back often for updates, new information and new resources.

Elections For 2023/2024 DGs and VDGs In The New Districts…

New District Officer Elections—

Voting Instructions
(11/26/2022)
Voting letter 4 New District Officer Elections—

Voting Instructions
(11/19/2022)
Voting letter 3
New District Officer Elections—

Voting Instructions
(11/12/2022)
Voting letter 4 New District Officer Elections—

Voting Instructions
(11/5/2022)
Voting letter 3

The New Districts…

Powerpoint—
Redistricting 101: Where Do We Go From Here?

(October 16, 2022)
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Redistricting 101: Where Do We Go From Here?

(October 16, 2022)
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The New Districts—
District 19–L
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District 19–I
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The New Districts—
District 19–O
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District 19–N
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The New Districts—
District 19–S
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All New Districts
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Redistricting Referendum…

June 4, 2022 Voting…

Voting Instructions
(5/24/2022)
Voting letter 4 Voting Instructions
(5/16/2022)
Voting letter 3
Voting Instructions
(5/9/2022)
Voting letter 2 Voting Instrictions
(5/2/2022)
Voting letter 1
Sample Ballot—
What The MD19 Club Delegates Will Be Voting On
(June 4, 2022)
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For Delegates To The Special Convention
(June 4, 2022)
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Articles…

The MD19 Roadmap To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image The Role Of District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image
Redistricting MD19: Challenges And Opportunities Ahead! by PCC John Kirry Document Thumbnail Image Redistricting FAQs Document Thumbnail Image
“The Importance Of Redistricting: What Your Club Needs To Know”
(PDF Format)
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“Redistricting Plan Is Progressing: The Organization Of Lions Has Always Evolved”
(PDF Format)
Document Thumbnail Image “Redistricting Plan Is Progressing: The Organization Of Lions Has Always Evolved”
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Powerpoints…

PowerPoint —
Redistricting Multiple District 19: A Path To Success
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Report of the MD19 Strategic Planning Committee
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Charts…

MD19 Redistricting Flow Chart

Membership Statistics…

Club, Zone and District Membership Details As Of
2021/06/30
Membership chart The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(40 year comparison )
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2021/04/30)
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Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2021/06/30)
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2021/12/31)
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Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/01/31)
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/02/28)
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Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/03/31)
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2021/04/30)
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Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2025/05/31)
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/06/30)
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Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/07/31)
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/08/31)
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Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/09/30)
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The Plan:

Membership Of New MD19 Districts
(2022/10/31)
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Contacts…

Contact Information: District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image Contact Information: Strategic Planning Committee Document Thumbnail Image

Clip Art…

Map Of Current MD19 Districts Document Thumbnail Image Map Of Proposed Districts Following Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image
Comparison Of Current And Proposed MD19 Districts Document Thumbnail Image MD19 Redistricting Map Logo Document Thumbnail Image

Strategic Planning Committee Reports…

Strategic Planning Committee's Report To Council Of Governors June 12, 2021 Document Thumbnail Image Strategic Planning Committee's Report To Council Of Governors October 16, 2021 Document Thumbnail Image
Strategic Planning Committee's Report To Council Of Governors February 19, 2022 Document Thumbnail Image

Council of Governors Meeting Minutes…

Minutes Of Winter Council Of Governors Meeting February 6, 2021 (See, page 4 for SPC Report On Redistricting) Document Thumbnail Image Minutes Of Spring Council Of Governors Meeting June 12, 2021 (See, page 9 for SPC Report and COG Resolution Directing Redistricting) Document Thumbnail Image
Minutes Of Fall Council Of Governors Meeting October 16, 2021 (See, page 2 for SPC Report On Redistricting) Document Thumbnail Image Minutes Of Winter Council Of Governors Meeting February 19, 2022 (See, page 11 for SPC Report, and page 21 for COG Resolution And Call Special Convention) Document Thumbnail Image

LCI Redistricting Rules and Resources…

Lions Clubs International Guide To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image Lions Clubs Internationl Bylaws Article 8 Section 3 Redistricting Rules Document Thumbnail Image

Regions…

LCI Region Chair Manual Region chair manual LCI Zone And Region Chair eBook Region chair manual

Dispute Resolution…

Dispute Resolution:
Multiple District Level Dispute Proceedures
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LCI Proceedures
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Other Ideas…

Ward–Harvey Alternative Redistricting Proposal (2021 08 25) Document Thumbnail SPC Comments To Ward–Harvey Proposal Document Thumbnail
Lippincott Letter To SPC Commenting On Redistricting — SPC Responses Interlined (2021 10 31) Document Thumbnail Beddows Alternative Redistricting Plan Proposal For District 19–I (2022 01 26) Document Thumbnail
Voon–Long Alternative Redistricting Plan Proposal For District 19–A (2022 01 30) Document Thumbnail