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.
The partisan breakdown of Nebraska’s new map
partisan lean of districts:
There are 2 Republican-leaning seats and 1 highly competitive seat in this proposed map.Change from old map: None.
Map source: Nebraska Legislature
The competitiveness and fairness of Nebraska'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.
The demographic and partisan breakdown of Nebraska’s new map
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The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
The latest in Nebraska
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A proposed congressional redistricting plan that would split Douglas County failed to overcome a filibuster in Nebraska's Unicameral. The Legislature's Redistricting Committee must now decide whether to adopt a proposal by state Sen. Justin Wayne, a Democrat, or to draw new maps altogether.
Five of the Nebraska Legislature Redistricting Committee's nine members voted to move forward with the Republican-drawn congressional map that splits Douglas County (home of Nebraska's "blue dot" that awarded one electoral college vote to Obama in 2008 and to Biden in 2020).
Who controls redistricting in Nebraska 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.