UPDATED Jan. 24, 2022, at 5:40 PM

What Redistricting Looks Like In Every State

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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in New York
Status:Rejected
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
27 districts
majority
This map
26 districts-1
There are 18 Democratic-leaning seats, 5 Republican-leaning seats and 3 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: +1 Democratic-leaning seat, -2 Republican-leaning seats.
The competitiveness and fairness of New York's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Old mapR+2.6
Republican commissioners' proposalR+2.7
Democratic commissioners' proposalR+3.9
"Names" draft planR+4.5
"Letters" draft planR+4.7
New map
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Democratic commissioners' proposalD+5.1
"Letters" draft planD+0.8
Old mapR+1.3
Republican commissioners' proposalR+3.7
"Names" draft planR+10.5
New map
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Old map3/27
"Letters" draft plan3/26
"Names" draft plan3/26
Democratic commissioners' proposal3/26
Republican commissioners' proposal3/26
New map
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in New York
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
Lee ZeldinR
R+2
2nd
Andrew R. GarbarinoR
R+12
3rd
Thomas SuozziD
D+11
4th
Kathleen RiceD
D+8
5th
Gregory W. MeeksD
D+63
6th
Grace MengD
D+26
7th
Nydia M. VelázquezD
D+70
8th
Hakeem JeffriesD
D+56
9th
Yvette D. ClarkeD
D+56
10th
Jerrold NadlerD
D+59
11th
Nicole MalliotakisR
R+9
12th
Carolyn MaloneyD
D+65
13th
Adriano EspaillatD
D+77
14th
Alexandria Ocasio-CortezD
D+47
15th
Ritchie TorresD
D+72
16th
Jamaal BowmanD
D+33
17th
Mondaire JonesD
D+18
18th
Sean Patrick MaloneyD
R+3
19th
Antonio DelgadoD
Claudia TenneyR
R+4
20th
Paul D. TonkoD
D+14
21st
Elise StefanikR
R+18
22nd
John KatkoR
D+12
23rd
Tom ReedR
R+24
24th
Chris JacobsR
R+22
25th
Joseph D. MorelleD
D+14
26th
Brian HigginsD
D+20

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

The latest in New York

Jan. 11, 2022

On Jan. 10, the New York state Senate and state Assembly overwhelmingly rejected the two proposed congressional maps submitted to them by New York’s bipartisan redistricting commission. The two maps were fairly similar, but the one proposed by Democratic commissioners would have created one more Democratic-leaning seat than the one proposed by Republican commissioners.

These maps were never expected to become law, however. Because the same party controls both the state Senate and state Assembly, a two-thirds vote is required in both chambers to adopt a map, and although Democrats do have a supermajority in both chambers, they seem to be holding out for a map that nets Democrats more seats. (It’s possible to draw a map that eliminates as many as five of the state’s Republican members of Congress.)

The redistricting process now returns to the commission, which will submit another map (or maps) to the legislature for another two-thirds vote within 15 days of the rejection (so by Jan. 25). If that map also fails to pass, the legislature can draw its own and pass it, likely with another two-thirds vote (although there is some ambiguity in the law that might allow a legislature-drawn map to pass with a simple majority).

All of the proposed maps in New York
MapPlanStatusProposed byPartisan breakdown
Republican commissioners' proposalRejectedNew York Independent Redistricting Commission
Democratic commissioners' proposalRejectedNew York Independent Redistricting Commission
"Names" draft planTabledNew York Independent Redistricting Commission
"Letters" draft planTabledNew York Independent Redistricting Commission