UPDATED Jan. 24, 2022, at 11:30 PM

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The partisan breakdown of Mississippi’s new map
Status:Approved
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
4 districts
majority
This map
4 districts
There are 1 Democratic-leaning seat and 3 Republican-leaning seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: None.
The competitiveness and fairness of Mississippi's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Old mapR+9.9
New mapR+11.4
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
New mapR+7.8
Old mapR+10.3
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Old map0/4
New map0/4
The demographic and partisan breakdown of Mississippi’s new map
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
Trent KellyR
R+35
2nd
Bennie G. ThompsonD
D+23
3rd
Michael GuestR
R+28
4th
Steven PalazzoR
R+42

The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.

The latest in Mississippi

Jan. 24, 2022

On Jan. 24, Gov. Tate Reeves signed Mississippi’s new congressional map into law a few weeks after it passed the legislature along party lines. The map largely leaves the status quo in place: Although the map moves some turf from the 3rd District into the 2nd District in order to account for population changes, its partisan breakdown is the same as the current map: three white-majority, solidly Republican districts and one Black-majority, solidly Democratic district (the 2nd District).

Latest updates
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Jan. 12
The full Mississippi Senate voted to approve the congressional redistricting map previously approved by the House. The plan now goes to Gov. Reeves for signature.
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Jan. 11
The Mississippi Senate Rules Committee voted to approve the congressional redistricting plan advanced by the House. The plan will now be brought to the full senate floor.
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Jan. 8

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Who controls redistricting in Mississippi in 2021?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Republican state legislature and signed into law by the Republican governor.