UPDATED May 16, 2022, at 3:57 PM

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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Washington
Status:Tabled
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
10 districts
majority
This map
10 districts
There are 5 Democratic-leaning seats, 3 Republican-leaning seats and 2 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: -1 Democratic-leaning seat, +1 highly competitive seat.
The competitiveness and fairness of Washington's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
New mapR+2.4
Final commission planR+2.4
State House Democratic Caucus appointee planR+2.5
State Senate Democratic Caucus appointee planR+2.6
Old mapR+2.8
State Senate Republican Caucus appointee planR+7.7
State House Republican Caucus appointee planR+8.4
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Old mapD+2.1
New mapD+1.6
Final commission planD+1.6
State House Democratic Caucus appointee planD+1.6
State Senate Democratic Caucus appointee planD+1.6
State Senate Republican Caucus appointee planD+1.5
State House Republican Caucus appointee planR+8.2
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
State Senate Republican Caucus appointee plan2/10
Old map1/10
Final commission plan1/10
New map1/10
State House Republican Caucus appointee plan1/10
State House Democratic Caucus appointee plan0/10
State Senate Democratic Caucus appointee plan0/10
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in Washington
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
Suzan DelBeneD
D+35
2nd
Rick LarsenD
D+7
3rd
Jaime Herrera BeutlerR
R+11
4th
Dan NewhouseR
R+25
5th
Cathy McMorris RodgersR
R+16
6th
Derek KilmerD
D+3
7th
Pramila JayapalD
D+72
8th
Kim SchrierD
R+4
9th
Adam SmithD
D+34
10th
Marilyn StricklandD
D+18

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

The latest in Washington

Feb. 8, 2022

The Washington Legislature has approved the congressional map drawn by the state’s bipartisan redistricting commission, with a few minor tweaks. The new map is now law.

Washington’s state Supreme Court ruled Dec. 3 that the final maps approved by the commission can move forward. The commission had failed to meet a Nov. 15 deadline to redraw the state’s congressional and state legislative maps, prompting the Washington Supreme Court to take up the task, as required by state law. However, the court said that because the commission had voted to adopt the map by the constitutional deadline, and only missed the deadline to transmit the map to the state legislature by 13 minutes, it “substantially complied with the statute.”

Latest updates
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Dec. 3, 2021
The Washington Supreme Court adopted the Redistricting Commission's maps, holding the Commission "substantially complied with the essential purpose of [its mandate]" even though it missed its statutory deadline. The maps now move to the state legislature where they must be approved by a two-thirds vote in each chamber within the first 30 days of the next legislative session, which begins on Jan. 10, 2022.
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Nov. 16, 2021
The Washington State Redistricting Commission failed to approve new congressional and state legislative maps by the state law-mandated Nov. 15 deadline. According to state law (RCW 44.05.100), the state supreme court must now draw the maps by April 30, 2022.
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Nov. 16, 2021
The Washington State Redistricting Commission published "final" congressional and legislative maps on its website one day after the authority for adopting new maps shifted from the Commission to the state supreme court.
Who controls redistricting in Washington right now?
Neither party fully controls the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and enacted by a bipartisan commission made up of citizens, but the Democratic state legislature can slightly modify the commission's map with a two-thirds vote.