What Redistricting Looks Like In Every State
An updating tracker of proposed congressional maps — and whether they might benefit Democrats or Republicans in the 2022 midterms and beyond.
The partisan breakdown of Alabama’s new map
partisan lean of districts:
There are 1 Democratic-leaning seat and 6 Republican-leaning seats in Alabama’s new map.Change from old map: None.
Map source: Alabama Reapportionment Committee
The competitiveness and fairness of Alabama's maps
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
The demographic and partisan breakdown of Alabama’s new map
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
Jerry L. CarlR
Robert B. AderholtR
Terri A. SewellD
The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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Registered voters in Alabama, along with a faith organization and the NAACP, filed two lawsuits challenging the state's congressional and state legislative maps. Plaintiffs argue that the new districts are unconstitutional racial gerrymanders, and that the congressional map violates section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
Who controls redistricting in Alabama in 2021?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Republican state legislature and signed into law by the Republican governor.