In September 2019, members of the House and Senate Committees on Redistricting began holding a series of town hall meetings, or field hearings, that are open to community members.

These field hearings give Texans an opportunity to show elected officials that we'll be watching as they redraw district lines.

Below are some resources to find out when and where the hearings are happening, and how you can take action – even if you aren't able to join in person.

Tentative Schedule for House Committee Field Hearings

2019 Field Hearing Location
September 10 Austin
September 12 San Antonio
October 9 Fort Worth
October 10 Dallas
October 22 Houston
October 23 Houston
November 4 Corpus Christi
December 13 Edinburg
December 14 Harlingen
2020 Field Hearing Location
January 9 El Paso
January 10 El Paso
January 21 Plano
January 22 Arlington
March 24* Laredo
April 7* Amarillo
April 15 Marshall
April 16 Lufkin
May 6 Conroe
May 7 Houston (Sugar Land/Fort Bend County)
May 28 Beaumont
May 29 Galveston
June 15 Odessa
June 16 Midland
September 9 Victoria
September 10 Austin

If you aren't able to make it to the redistricting town hall in your area, you can still send a message of your testimony to the House Committee members.

Tentative Schedule for Senate Committee Field Hearings

2020 Field Hearing Location
March 25* San Antonio
March 26* San Antonio
May 6 El Paso
May 20 Austin
May 21 Georgetown area
June 17 Houston
June 18 Houston
July 15 Midland
July 16 Lubbock
September 16 Dallas
September 17 Denton/Tarrant County area
October 14 Weslaco
October 15 Laredo
October 16 Corpus Christi
December 2 Austin

Send a message to the Senate Committee Members explaining why a fair and transparent redistricting process is important to you.

*House and Senate Committees have temporarily postponed hearings to a later date out of an abundance of caution given recent public health events.