The commission shall select citizens for each panel from a representative sample of anonymous electors, using survey sampling methods that, to the extent practicable, give every elector a similar chance of being selected. Each citizen panel shall consist of not fewer than 18 and not more than 24 electors.
The commission shall ensure, to the extent practicable and legally permissible, that the demographic makeup of each panel fairly reflects the population of the electorate of this state as a whole, with respect to the following characteristics, prioritized in the following order:
The location of the elector’s residence.
The elector’s party affiliation, if any.
The elector’s voting history.
The elector’s age.
In addition to the criteria described above, the commission may also consider:
The elector’s gender.
The elector’s ethnicity.
Any other criteria.