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 South Carolina’s new map
partisan lean of districts:
There are 1 Democratic-leaning seat and 6 Republican-leaning seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: None.
Map source: South Carolina state Senate
The competitiveness and fairness of South Carolina'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 South Carolina’s new map
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The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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The South Carolina NAACP amended its complaint against the state's new congressional districts, alleging the state Legislature "chose perhaps the worst option of the available maps in terms of its harmful impact on Black voters." A two-week trial is scheduled to begin on Feb. 28, 2022.
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Dec. 22, 2021
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Who controls redistricting in South Carolina right now?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Republican state legislature and signed into law by the Republican governor.
All of the other proposed maps in South Carolina