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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Arizona
Status:Proposed
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
9 districts
majority
This map
9 districts
There are 2 Democratic-leaning seats, 5 Republican-leaning seats and 2 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: -1 Democratic-leaning seat, +1 highly competitive seat.
The competitiveness and fairness of Arizona's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Preliminary commission planD+7.1
Second preliminary commission planD+4.3
Fourth preliminary commission planD+4.1
Third preliminary commission planD+4.1
Old mapD+2.0
Commission draft 7.1D+1.7
Commission draft 7.0D+1.7
Commission draft 7.2D+1.7
New map
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Second preliminary commission planD+11.4
Commission draft 7.0D+3.0
Commission draft 7.1D+3.0
Preliminary commission planD+2.4
Commission draft 7.2D+2.3
Fourth preliminary commission planD+2.3
Third preliminary commission planD+2.2
Old mapR+2.0
New map
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Third preliminary commission plan3/9
Fourth preliminary commission plan3/9
Commission draft 7.02/9
Commission draft 7.12/9
Commission draft 7.22/9
Preliminary commission plan2/9
Second preliminary commission plan2/9
Old map1/9
New map
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Arizona
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
David SchweikertR
R+6
2nd
Tom O'HalleranD
Paul A. GosarR
R+15
3rd
Ruben GallegoD
D+32
4th
Greg StantonD
EVEN
5th
Andy BiggsR
R+21
6th
Ann KirkpatrickD
R+3
7th
Raúl GrijalvaD
D+13
8th
OPEN
R+11
9th
Debbie LeskoR
R+34

The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.

The latest in Arizona

Oct. 29, 2021

On Oct. 28, the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission granted preliminary approval to a congressional map that creates five Republican-leaning seats, two Democratic-leaning seats and two highly competitive seats — bad news for multiple Democratic incumbents in the state.

Under the approved proposal, Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s 1st District — which currently has a partisan lean of R+6 — gets redrawn into the new, much redder 2nd District. It’s possible that Republican Rep. Paul Gosar, whose 4th District would be radically altered, would challenge O’Halleran under these new lines — assuming both run for reelection.

The plans also make Republican Rep. David Schweikert’s current 6th District more competitive, although not as much as previous proposals did. The plan also creates two competitive seats around Phoenix and Tucson at the expense of more Democratic-leaning seats on the current map.

Thursday’s vote is not final, however. The map now goes out for public comment, and commissioners said they expected to make tweaks to the map in December.

Latest updates
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Nov. 26
Arizona's Independent Redistricting Committee will complete public comment meetings on Dec. 4th. The committee has also released schedule for final-decision making meetings which will begin on Dec. 6th.
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Nov. 5
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission announced a third round of public meetings to provide feedback on proposed congressional and legislative maps.
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Oct. 29
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission adopted final congressional (map 7.1) and legislative maps (map 10.0). The commission will now submit the maps for a 30 day public review before giving final approval.

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