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 Ohio
partisan lean of districts:
There are 2 Democratic-leaning seats, 12 Republican-leaning seats and 1 highly competitive seat in this proposed map.Change from old map: -1 Democratic-leaning seat.
Map source: Ohio state House 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.
|State Senate Democratic Caucus plan||D+4.0|
|State House Democratic Caucus plan||D+0.1|
|State Senate Republican plan||R+1.0|
|State House Republican plan||R+4.2|
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
|State Senate Democratic Caucus plan||D+4.8|
|State House Democratic Caucus plan||R+2.6|
|State House Republican plan||R+22.7|
|State Senate Republican plan||R+29.3|
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Ohio
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
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The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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The National Redistricting Action Fund (backed by former Attorney General Eric Holder) has challenged Ohio's congressional map in the state supreme court for violating Article XIX of the state's constitution that prohibits the state legislature from enacting a new congressional plan that "unduly favors or disfavors a political party or its incumbents."
Who controls redistricting in Ohio in 2021?
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
|State House Democratic Caucus plan||Ohio state House Democrats|
|State Senate Republican plan||Ohio state Senate Republicans|
|State House Republican plan||Ohio state House Republicans|
|State Senate Democratic Caucus plan||Democratic Ohio state Sens. Kenny Yuko and Vernon Sykes|