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.
All of the proposed maps in Iowa
|Plan 1||Proposed||Iowa Legislative Services Agency|
Who controls redistricting in Iowa in 2021?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn by a bipartisan commission made up of citizens, but the Republican state legislature can modify or reject the commission's proposals. The final map must be passed by the state legislature and signed into law by the Republican governor.
- Feb. 28, 2022Date that candidates begin filing for congressional runs (therefore map should be set by this date)
partisan lean of districts:
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Iowa's Temporary Redistricting Advisory Committee will hold three virtual hearings from September 20th - September 22nd to receive public input on proposed legislative and congressional maps.
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The competitiveness and fairness of Iowa'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.