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, 2021Deadline for commission to propose draft of congressional map
- Dec. 27, 2021Deadline for commission to enact congressional map
partisan lean of districts:
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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.
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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The competitiveness and fairness of California'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.