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DATELINE:
BELLINGHAM, WA U.S.A.
Redistricting Election:
  • Sample voting credentials for the redistricting election on June 4, 2022 is now available for download and review. The posted samples a facsimile of what club secretaries will be receiving by email from MD19's election service, ElectionBuddy, to distribute to club delegates so they can vote on redistricting on June 4, 2022.
  • A sample ballot for the redistricting election on June 4, 2022 now available for download and review.
  • The MD19 Special Convention website is now open. The site contains background information, links to redistricting materials, instructions on the voting process and contact information for help if you have questions or run into problems voting during the convention. And, it contains the link that will take you to the voting booth between 8:00 a.m. PDT and 8:00 p.m. PDT on election day, June 4, 2022!
  • The MD19 Council of Governors voted at the Winter Council meeting, February 19, 2022, to call a special convention on June 4, 2022 for MD19 club delegates to vote on the approval of the MD19 redistricting plan. Eletcion details will be posted here as they become available.
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 Teams:
Redistricting Meetings:
  • 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.
Tools:
  • A new publication, The Importance Of Redistricting: What Your Club Needs To Know is now available to districts, zones and clubs in both PDF and Microsoft Word formats.
  • An excerpt from the March, 2022 District 19–G Newsletter, Redistricting Plan Is Progressing: The Organization Of Lions Has Always Evolved is now available for districts, zones and clubs in both PDF and Microsoft Word formats and may be reprinted in whole or in part.
  • Comparison of membership in proposed new MD19 districts with MD19's peak membership year, 40 years ago, in 1981 has been added to redistricting resources.
  • The Role Of Disrtict Merger Committees resource updated.
  • MD19 Redistricting Flow Chart added to redistricting resources.
  • District Merger Committee contacts now available.
  • The MD19 SPC has prepared a step—by–step guide, the MD19 Redistricting Roadmap, to help District leadership understand and inform membership about the redistricting process.
  • PowerPoint presentation available to merger committees, clubs, districts and zones.
Redistricting Plan Changes:
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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. Redistricting must be approved by a majority vote of the delegates at a Multiple District Convention (a regular convention or a special convention called). If the MD19 delegates vote to redistrict, an application for redistricting and the redistricting plan will be submitted to Lions Clubs International for final approval.

Information And Resources…

The following tables contain information about and resources for districts, clubs and Lions relating to the redistricting process: The timeline, the development of a final plan, plan implementation and the approval process. These resources will be updated frequently, so check back often for updates, new information and new resources.

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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“The Importance Of Redistricting: What Your Club Needs To Know”
(PDF Format)
Document Thumbnail Image “The Importance Of Redistricting: What Your Club Needs To Know”
(MS Word 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”
(MS Word Format)
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Strategic Planning Committee Report To The Counsel Of Governors February 19, 2022 Document Thumbnail Image The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/04/30 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/03/31 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/02/28 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/01/31 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/12/31 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/06/30 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/04/30 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(40 year comparison )
Document Thumbnail Image Club, Zone and District Membership Details As Of
2021/06/30
Membership chart
The MD19 Roadmap To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image The Role Of District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image
MD19 Redistricting Flow Chart Redistricting FAQs Document Thumbnail Image
Contact Information: District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image Contact Information: Strategic Planning Committee Document Thumbnail Image
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
Redistricting MD19: Challenges And Opportunities Ahead! by PCC John Kirry Document Thumbnail Image PowerPoint —
Redistricting Multiple District 19: A Path To Success
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Strategic Planning Committee's Report To Council Of Governors June 12, 2021 Document Thumbnail Image PowerPoint —
Report of the MD19 Strategic Planning Committee
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Minutes Of Spring Council Of Governors Meeting June 12, 2021 (See pages 9 to 12 for Redistricting Resolution) Document Thumbnail Image Minutes Of Winter Council Of Governors Meeting February 6, 2021 (See page 4 for SPC Report On Redistricting) Document Thumbnail Image
Lions Clubs International Guide To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image Lions Clubs Internationl Bylaws Article 8 Section 3 Redistricting Rules Document Thumbnail Image
LCI Region Chair Manual Region chair manual LCI Zone And Region Chair eBook Region chair manual

Other Ideas…

The following thoughts, proposals, options and ideas have been submitted by various interested parties for consideration as alternatives to or modifications of the redistricting plan approved by the Council of Governors on June 12, 2021. Comments from the Strategic Planning Committee are included where appropriate. As above, this list will be updated frequently, so check back often for updates, new information and new 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