Encinitas to begin district elections in 2018

Encinitas to begin district elections in 2018

The Encinitas City Council on Nov. 15 sealed its Nov. 8 decision to move the city to four districts in a map submitted by council member Tasha Boerner Horvath.

The council voted 3 to 2 — with Deputy Mayor Tony Kranz and Mark Muir dissenting — to adopt "Citizen Map 016," which divides the city into four districts with an elected mayor. Representatives for districts three and four, as well as an at-large mayor, would be voted on in 2018, and districts one and two would be decided in 2020.

Horvath announced at the Nov. 8 meeting that she designed the map, along with the other map option, the council was deliberating on.

Resident Steven Winters questioned why the...