UPDATED Sep. 28, 2021, at 5:58 PM

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.

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.
  • Oct. 25, 2021
    Deadline for commission to submit congressional map to legislature
  • Nov. 9, 2021
    Deadline for legislature to approve or reject congressional map
  • Nov. 23, 2021
    Deadline for commission to submit new map to legislature if initial map is rejected
  • Nov. 30, 2021
    Deadline for legislature to approve or reject new map if initial map is rejected
 
partisan lean of districts:
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11 districts
majority
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11 districts
Latest updates
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Aug. 17
AP News: Lawsuit asks the Virginia state supreme court to strike down the state legislature's requirement that prisoners be counted at their last known address, leaving that decision to the state's redistricting commission.    
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Aug. 16
The Va. Redistricting Commission adopted a resolution establishing Aug. 26 as its official start date, thus pushing back its deadlines until Oct. 10 (state leg. maps) and Oct. 25 (congressional map).

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The competitiveness and fairness of Virginia's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Old mapR+6.3
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Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Old mapD+3.8
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Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Old map1/11
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