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Prof. Justin Levitt's Doug Spencer's Guide to Drawing the Electoral Lines

Redistricting Across States

The Constitutional mandate to redraw electoral district lines follows the decennial Census, as we learn where we, the people, live.

Click on the map to the right to to view redistricting information for federal and state legislative districts in each of the 50 states.

Visit the National Overview page to compare control of the redistricting process across states and across time.

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The Latest Updates

Nov 27, 2023
State supreme court affirmed lower state court ruling that congressional districts are valid and not an egregious partisan gerrymander.
Nov 22, 2023
State trial court struck down state Senate maps as violation of state constitution. The court upheld state House districts.
Nov 20, 2023
The 8th Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling that private parties may not enforce the VRA. The NAACP had challenged the state's House districts.
Nov 17, 2023
Federal trial court held that state legislative districts violate section 2 of the Voting Rights Act by depriving Native American voters an equal opportunity to elect candidates of their choice.
Nov 10, 2023
The Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling that Louisiana's congressional districts violate the Voting Rights Act and ordered the state to draw new districts by January 2024.
Nov 8, 2023
Intervenors in a VRA lawsuit asked the U.S. Supreme Court to suspend a lower court order until the Supreme Court hears an appeal whether the challenged districts violate the U.S. Constitution.

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