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 Louisiana in 2021?
Neither party fully controls the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Republican state legislature and signed into law by the Democratic governor.
- July 22, 2022Deadline for congressional candidates to file (therefore map should be set by this date)
partisan lean of districts:
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The Louisiana Legislature will hold a special redistricting session in February 2022, preceded by a series of public hearings on the redistricting process.
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The competitiveness and fairness of Louisiana'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.