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 Ohio’s new map
partisan lean of districts:
There are 2 Democratic-leaning seats, 11 Republican-leaning seats and 2 highly competitive seats in Ohio’s new map.Change from old map: -1 Democratic-leaning seat, -1 Republican-leaning seat, +1 highly competitive seat.
Map source: Ohio Republicans
The competitiveness and fairness of Ohio'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 Ohio’s new map
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The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
The latest in Ohio
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A three-judge federal trial court adopted congressional and state legislative maps in Ohio that the state's supreme court had previously held were partisan gerrymanders in violation of the state constitution.
The Ohio Supreme Court set filing deadlines for arguments related to the state's contested congressional maps that extend beyond the May 3 primary. Petitioners must file their brief by May 3 and respondents may then respond by May 20. Petitioners may file a reply by May 27. The upshot is that the 2022 congressional election will take place using a set of districts that are very similar to districts that were previously struck down by the Supreme Court.
Who controls redistricting in Ohio right now?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn by the Republican state legislature and enacted by three-fifths of each chamber. If the legislature fails to pass a map, redistricting falls to a bipartisan commission made up of statewide elected officials and state legislators. If the commission fails to enact a map, a new map may be passed by a simple majority of each chamber and signed into law by the Republican governor, but that map is valid for only four years.
All of the other proposed maps in Ohio