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 Iowa’s new map
partisan lean of districts:
There are 2 Republican-leaning seats and 2 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: +1 Republican-leaning seat, -1 highly competitive seat.
Map source: Iowa Legislative Services Agency
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.
The demographic and partisan breakdown of Iowa’s new map
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The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
The latest in Iowa
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The Iowa Legislature voted to approve the second set of redistricting maps proposed by the 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.