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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in New Hampshire
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
2 districts
This map
2 districts
There are 2 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: None.

Map source: Gov. Chris Sununu

The competitiveness and fairness of New Hampshire's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Committee of Conference revisionsD+0.3
Republican proposalD+0.3
Old mapD+0.2
State House Republican planD+0.1
Governor's proposalD+0.1
State House Democratic planD+0.0
"I-93 Corridor Map"R+0.0
New map
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Old mapD+42.5
Governor's proposalD+42.5
State House Democratic planD+42.5
Committee of Conference revisionsD+42.5
Republican proposalD+42.5
"I-93 Corridor Map"R+7.0
State House Republican planR+8.2
New map
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Old map2/2
Governor's proposal2/2
State House Democratic plan2/2
Committee of Conference revisions0/2
Republican proposal0/2
State House Republican plan0/2
"I-93 Corridor Map"0/2
New map
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in New Hampshire
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
Chris PappasD
Ann KusterD

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

The latest in New Hampshire

May 16, 2022

On May 13, New Hampshire Senate Republicans released a new congressional map that would put both incumbents in the same district. A conference committee between the Senate and House approved the map, with small amendments, May 16, advancing it to the full legislature. Gov. Chris Sununu did not immediately weigh in on the proposed changes.

On May 12, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that the current congressional districts cannot stand, and that if Sununu and the state legislature cannot come to an agreement on a new map, the court will draw a new map using a “least-change” approach based on the 2020 census. The new maps must be ready ahead of the state’s candidate filing period in June.

The previous week, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a new congressional map proposal that was similar to the map previously passed by the legislature, which Gov. Chris Sununu had vowed to veto.

The proposed map would produce one Democratic seat and one Republican seat in all but the biggest wave elections. However, the map did not assuage Sununu’s concerns; the governor issued a statement saying the New Hampshire citizens were counting on them to deliver a map that keeps incumbents accountable and districts competitive and that this new map was “still not there.”

The state legislature’s first map, which passed on March 17, proposed some of the biggest changes to New Hampshire’s congressional map since the late 1800s, removing several Democratic-leaning communities from the 1st District and giving them to the 2nd District. In response, on March 22, Sununu released his own competing map, which kept both districts in the “highly competitive” category.

On April 11, the New Hampshire Supreme Court announced that it would appoint a special master to draw the state’s next congressional map if Sununu and the state legislature can’t agree on a map by late May. A group of five New Hampshire voters, including former New Hampshire House Speaker Theresa Norelli, sued the state on March 31, saying the legislature and governor had reached an impasse and that they believed the maps wouldn’t be ready in time for the 2022 elections without court intervention.

Latest updates
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May 12
The New Hampshire state Supreme Court announced that if the state Legislature and Governor fail to draw new congressional maps by May 19, the court will draw new maps using a "least change" approach.
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April 25
Republicans in the New Hampshire House introduced a new congressional redistricting plan.
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April 11
The New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an order indicating it would take over the Norelli redistricting lawsuit.

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