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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Maryland
partisan lean of districts:
There are 6 Democratic-leaning seats and 2 Republican-leaning seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: -1 Democratic-leaning seat, +1 Republican-leaning seat.
Map source: Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission
The competitiveness and fairness of Maryland's maps
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
|Draft commission plan||D+7.9|
|Second draft commission plan||D+7.5|
|Proposed Congress plan 1||D+4.0|
|Proposed Congress plan 4||D+3.2|
|Proposed Congress plan 2||R+5.5|
|Proposed Congress plan 3||R+6.2|
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
|Proposed Congress plan 2||D+16.0|
|Proposed Congress plan 3||D+16.0|
|Proposed Congress plan 4||D+2.8|
|Proposed Congress plan 1||D+2.3|
|Draft commission plan||R+10.8|
|Second draft commission plan||R+11.0|
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Maryland
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
John P. SarbanesD
Steny H. HoyerD
C.A. Dutch RuppersbergerD
The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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Republicans in Maryland filed a lawsuit challenging Maryland's newly enacted redistricting plans on partisan gerrymandering grounds.
Who controls redistricting in Maryland in 2021?
Democrats fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Democratic state legislature and signed into law by the Republican governor (but legislative Democrats have the numbers to override a potential veto).
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