New legislative districts for 2012 are outlined


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Due to legislative redistricting that occurs every 10 years, Chugiak-Eagle River will be part of different districts in the 2012 state elections. The new districts are intended to reflect the population changes cited in the 2010 U.S. Census.

Here’s a look at the 2012 districts, according to the Alaska Redistricting Board website:

 

House District 26 — Senate District M — Eagle River Valley

House District 26 is bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the Old Glenn Highway and Coronado Road; east to Dawn Street; north to North Eagle River Loop Road; southeast to Meadow Creek; east to the headwaters of Meadow Creek; northeast along a non-visible line to the boundary of Eklutna Precinct; southeast to the boundary of Chugach National Forest; west to the boundary of Hiland Precinct; west then north to the boundary of Fort Richardson; northwest then north to the Peck Avenue Extension; northeast to the boundary of Fort Richardson; north to the Glenn Highway; northeast to the boundary of Fort Richardson; north to a non-visible line extending west from the Glenn Highway near Farm Avenue; east to the Glenn Highway; south to the Old Glenn Highway; north to point of beginning.

 

House District 11 — Senate District F — Butte/Chugiak

House District 11 is bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the Glenn Highway and Peters Creek; northwest to Knik Arm; north along a non-visible line to the boundary of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough; southwest to a non-visible line extending from the mouth of Crocker Creek; northeast to South Settlers Bay Drive; east then north to an easement trail; north to Settlers Bay Drive; west to Settlers Bay Road; north to Knik-Goose Bay Road; northeast to West Compass Drive; southeast to Outrigger Drive; northeast to South Binnacle Drive; east to West Birch Harbor Drive; north to Knik-Goose Bay Road; northeast to the boundary of the City of Wasilla; north then east to the Alaska Railroad; east to the boundary of Gateway CDP; south to an embankment; northeast to Wasilla Creek; east to a non-visible line starting at the end of East Nelson Road; north to the Alaska Railroad; east to Grandview Drive; south to Dike Road; southeast to Rabbit Slough; east to the Matanuska River; northeast along the western bank of the Matanuska River to the confluence with Carpenter Creek; southeast to the headwaters of Carpenter Creek; east along a non-visible line to the headwaters of Metal Creek; south to Glacier Fork, southeast to the boundary of the Municipality of Anchorage; south to the boundary of Chugach National Forest; west to the boundary of Chugach Park No.1 Precinct; northwest to Peters Creek; northwest to the boundary of the Chugiak Community Council; southwest to Parks Creek; west to the Glenn Highway; northeast to point of beginning.

 

House District 12 — Senate District F — Eagle River

House District 12 is bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the Glenn Highway and Parks Creek; east along Parks Creek to the boundary of the Chugiak Community Council; north then east to Peters Creek; southeast to the boundary of Chugach Park No. 1 Precinct; southwest to Meadow Creek; west to East Eagle River Loop Road; northwest to Dawn Street; south to Coronado Road; west to the Old Glenn Highway; southwest to the Glenn Highway; north to a non-visible line extending from the west end of Farm Avenue to the boundary of Fort Richardson; west to the boundary of Fort Richardson; south to the Glenn Highway; southwest to the boundary of Fort Richardson; west then north to Knik Arm; northwest along a non-visible line to the boundary of the Municipality of Anchorage; northeast to a non-visible line extending north from the mouth of Peters Creek; southeast to the mouth of Peters Creek; southeast to the Glenn Highway; southwest to point of beginning.

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