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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Oregon
partisan lean of districts:
There are 2 Democratic-leaning seats, 1 Republican-leaning seat and 3 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: +1 highly competitive seat.
Map source: Oregon House Republicans
The competitiveness and fairness of Oregon's maps
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
|Draft Democratic plan||R+0.4|
|Draft Republican plan||R+10.3|
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
|Draft Democratic plan||D+17.0|
|Draft Republican plan||D+16.7|
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Oregon
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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The Oregon Supreme Court dismissed a legal challenge to the state's congressional districts, holding that the petitioners did not demonstrate the legislature "made choices that no reasonable legislative assembly would have made."
The Oregon state legislature adopted two bills establishing new congressional and state legislative districts after a protracted debate. Gov. Kate Brown signed both bills into law just hours before the midnight deadline that would have shifted authority to a panel of judges (congressional districts) and the Secretary of State (state legislative districts).
Who controls redistricting in Oregon in 2021?
Democrats fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Democratic state legislature and signed into law by the Democratic governor.