UPDATED Oct. 16, 2021, at 4:20 PM

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.

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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Montana
Status:Proposed
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
1 district
This map
2 districts+1
majority
There are 2 Republican-leaning seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: +1 Republican-leaning seat.
The competitiveness and fairness of Montana's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
First proposalD+0.4
Third proposalD+0.3
Fifth proposalD+0.3
Seventh proposalD+0.3
Sixth proposalD+0.1
Old map0.0
Eighth proposalR+0.0
Ninth proposalR+0.1
Second proposalR+0.1
Fourth proposalR+0.1
New map
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Eighth proposalD+18.2
Old mapR+33.2
First proposalR+33.2
Second proposalR+33.2
Third proposalR+33.2
Fourth proposalR+33.2
Fifth proposalR+33.2
Sixth proposalR+33.2
Seventh proposalR+33.2
Ninth proposalR+33.2
New map
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Second proposal1/2
Sixth proposal1/2
Eighth proposal1/2
Old map0/1
First proposal0/2
Third proposal0/2
Fourth proposal0/2
Fifth proposal0/2
Seventh proposal0/2
Ninth proposal0/2
New map
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Montana
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
OPEN
R+15
2nd
Matthew M. RosendaleR
R+24

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

The latest in Montana

Oct. 6, 2021

For the first time since 1993, Montana has more than one congressional district, and the state’s bipartisan redistricting commission has released nine proposed ways to draw the new lines. Democrats on the commission proposed maps that grouped liberal cities in western Montana together into a single seat, creating one competitive congressional district and one ruby-red district. Republicans, though, proposed maps that created a red western district and a red eastern one. The commission is currently soliciting public comment on the nine maps and is due to pick a tentative final map by Oct. 21.

Latest updates
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Oct. 6
The Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission proposed nine redistricting maps, which they will receive public comment on at a public hearing on October 19, 2021.
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Sept. 29
The Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission has begun reviewing proposed redistricting maps submitted by the public.
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Sept. 1
The Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission established a schedule leading up to its November 14th deadline to submit proposed maps to the Montana Secretary of State.

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