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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Louisiana
partisan lean of districts:
There are 2 Democratic-leaning seats and 4 Republican-leaning seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: +1 Democratic-leaning seat, -1 Republican-leaning seat.
Map source: Democratic state Sen. Cleo Fields
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.
|SB 1 (second session)||R+10.5|
|SB 2 (second session)||R+13.6|
|HB 2 (second session)||R+13.6|
|SB 5 (amended)||R+13.6|
|SB 3 (second session)||R+15.8|
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
|SB 3 (second session)||D+0.9|
|SB 1 (second session)||R+2.7|
|SB 2 (second session)||R+15.0|
|HB 2 (second session)||R+15.0|
|SB 5 (amended)||R+15.0|
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
|HB 2 (second session)||0/6|
|SB 1 (second session)||0/6|
|SB 2 (second session)||0/6|
|SB 3 (second session)||0/6|
|SB 5 (amended)||0/6|
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Louisiana
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
Troy A. CarterD
The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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The Louisiana state legislature adjourned from its special session without adopting a new congressional map. The task now falls to the federal courts.
The Fifth Circuit lifted its stay of a lower court ruling that had invalidated Louisiana's congressional districts. The state legislature must now draw new districts by June 20 or the task will fall to the federal courts.
The Fifth Circuit temporarily stayed a lower court ruling that had invalidated Louisiana's congressional map. The Fifth Circuit will next decide whether to overturn the lower court permanently. In the meantime, the Governor has called a special session of the state legislature to draw a new map.
All of the proposed maps in Louisiana