UPDATED Sep. 28, 2021, at 5:58 PM

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.

Who controls redistricting in California in 2021?
Neither party fully controls the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and enacted by an independent commission made up of citizens.
  • Nov. 13, 2021
    Deadline for commission to propose draft of congressional map
  • Dec. 27, 2021
    Deadline for commission to enact congressional map
 
partisan lean of districts:
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53 districts
majority
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52 districts-1
Latest updates
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Sept. 22
The California Supreme Court extends the deadline for the state's Citizen Redistricting Commission to approve and certify a final map to Dec. 27, 2021.
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Aug. 20
The California Citizen Redistricting Commission requests an extension for approving final maps until Jan. 14, 2022 to avoid public hearings over the holidays.
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July 17
The California Supreme Court extends the deadline for the state's Citizens Redistricting Commission to approve a final map from Aug. 15 to Dec. 15, 2021.

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The competitiveness and fairness of California's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Old mapD+5.2
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Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Old mapD+6.1
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Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Old map2/53
New map