community of interests


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"A city is a community of interest and if we're going to change what we have today, it's going be more divided.
local neighborhood, or local community of interest shall be respected in a manner that minimizes [its] division." (6) While many states have similar requirements on their books, (7) the California Constitution is unique in the premium that it now places on subdivision and community preservation.
As the authors of one study candidly admit, "Because it is difficult to establish a systematic definition of a community of interest, we do not attempt to evaluate the plans on that dimension." (10) Nor, for the same reason, do there exist earlier studies appraising any other states' efforts to comply with community preservation requirements.
community of interest" include "the ability of citizens to relate to each other and their representatives" and "the ability of representatives to relate effectively to their constituency." (26) As in the 1970s, the California Supreme Court effusively praised the Masters' "expertise in the art of reapportionment," (27) and outside observers commended the plans for their "remarkable number of competitive districts." (28)
neighborhood, or community of interest shall be respected to the extent possible....
The geographic integrity of any city, county, city and county, local neighborhood, or local community of interest shall be respected in a manner that minimizes their division to the extent possible....
It is still in its formative stages, and the agency prefers to define it with the help of a broad "community of interests. "

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