UPDATED Sep. 23, 2021, at 1:05 AM

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 Oregon
Status:Proposed
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
5 districts
majority
This map
6 districts+1
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.
The competitiveness and fairness of Oregon's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Draft Democratic planR+0.4
Old mapR+6.4
Draft Republican planR+10.3
New map
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Draft Democratic planD+17.0
Draft Republican planD+16.7
Old mapD+13.4
New map
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Draft Republican plan3/6
Old map2/5
Draft Democratic plan0/6
New map
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Oregon
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
Suzanne BonamiciD
D+35
2nd
Cliff BentzR
R+18
3rd
Earl BlumenauerD
D+54
4th
Peter DeFazioD
R+2
5th
OPEN
R+4
6th
Kurt SchraderD
D+2

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

The latest in Oregon

Sept. 22, 2021

After four days of public hearings, Oregon Democrats last week decided to cut off negotiations with Republicans and move ahead solo with their proposed congressional map — which would create five Democratic-leaning seats and just one Republican-leaning seat. The map passed the state Senate on a party-line vote on Sept. 20 but was expected to meet resistance in the state House, where Democrats and Republicans had agreed to share power on the redistricting committee in exchange for Republicans no longer staging walkouts to block legislative business. However, on Sept. 20, state House Speaker Tina Kotek backed out of that agreement, saying that Republicans were not willing to “engage constructively” in the redistricting process, and appointed a new, Democratic-majority congressional redistricting committee in the hopes of pushing the map through.

Republicans predictably reacted with fury and have reportedly discussed walking out of the legislature to block the passage of the map. As of Sept. 21, it was unclear what they would decide to do; Republicans and Democrats were deep in negotiations until a positive COVID-19 test caused the postponement of the day’s legislative agenda. The House is now expected to meet again on Saturday — rather than Wednesday — after someone who had been in the Capitol tested positive for COVID-19. The redistricting deadline is on Monday.

Latest updates
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Sept. 3
Republicans and Democrats on the state House and Senate committees on redistricting released a set of maps (one by each party) for state legislative and congressional districts. Final maps from the legislature are due by Sept. 27.
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April 19
Initiative Petition 16, which would create an independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, was filed with the Oregon Secretary of State.

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All of the proposed maps in Oregon
MapPlanStatusProposed byPartisan breakdown
Draft Democratic planProposedOregon House Democrats
Draft Republican planProposedOregon House Republicans