For Immediate Release - November 03, 2011


Redistricting Bill Signing

Governor Patrick is joined by from left to right: Reps. Garballey, Poirier, Dorcena Forry, Keenan, Moran, Senator Wolf and Rep. Devers in his office for the bill signing. (Photo Credit: Matt Bennett/Governor’s Office)
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BOSTON - Thursday, November 3, 2011 – Governor Deval Patrick today joined members of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting to sign House Bill No. 3770, “An Act Relative to Establishing Representative Districts in the General Court” and Senate Bill No. 2045, “An Act Establishing Executive Councillor and Senatorial Districts”.

“I join the many members of the public in congratulating Senate President Murray, Speaker DeLeo, Chairmen Rosenberg and Moran and the members of the Joint Special Committee on Redistricting for their fine work,” said Governor Patrick. “These redistricting plans were crafted with an immense amount of public input and transparency, and they fittingly reflect our Commonwealth’s diversity. I am proud to sign them and prouder still that these new districts will give all voters an opportunity to have their voices heard.”