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 Virginia’s new map
partisan lean of districts:
There are 5 Democratic-leaning seats, 5 Republican-leaning seats and 1 highly competitive seat in Virginia’s new map.Change from old map: None.
Map source: Court appointees
The competitiveness and fairness of Virginia'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 Virginia’s new map
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
Robert J. WittmanR
Robert C. ScottD
A. Donald McEachinD
Gerald E. ConnollyD
The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
The latest in Virginia
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The Virginia Supreme Court released a draft congressional map drawn by its special masters. The Court will solicit feedback on the map during public hearings on Dec. 15 and 17.
The Virginia Supreme Court announced that Sean Trende (nominated by Republicans) and Bernard Grofman (nominated by Democrats) will serve as special masters as the court draws new congressional and legislative districts. The Court asked the new special masters to propose new maps by Dec. 18.
Who controls redistricting in Virginia in 2021?
Neither party fully controls the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn by a bipartisan commission made up of citizens and state legislators and enacted by the Democratic state legislature, which cannot modify the commission's proposals.
All of the other proposed maps in Virginia