First Public Hearing on Congressional Redistricting

Senate State Government Committee

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.

Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)


9:00 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks:

  • Senator Argall
  • Senator Street

9:10 a.m.: The Science of Map-Making

  • Albert Sarvis, PMP, GISP, Director Harrisburg University Center for Applied Environmental and Geospatial Technology – Testimony

9:35 a.m.: Key Demographic Trends in Rural and Urban Pennsylvania

10:00 a.m.: Recommended Map Criteria

  • David Thornburgh, President and CEO, Committee of Seventy – Testimony
  • Carol Kuniholm/Patrick Beaty, Fair Districts PA – Testimony
  • Amanda Holt, redistricting specialist – Testimony

10:45 a.m.: Closing Remarks:

  • Senator Argall
  • Senator Street

11:00 a.m.: Adjournment

Additional Testimony

Carol Kuniholm, Vice-President of Government and Social Policy League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, Fair Districts PA Chair – Testimony

Nick Giordano – Testimony

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