As a result of the recent redistricting process throughout Minnesota, registered voters in Hennepin County are currently being mailed cards indicating their new polling places and district information for all elected offices.
Minnesota law requires that congressional, legislative, county and some local district boundaries be redrawn every 10 years following each census. The current redistricting was based on 2010 census data. Using that data, the redistricting process ensures that districts from which officials are elected are essentially equal in population.
Because of redistricting: