Significant Mapping Developments
The Kansas Supreme Court’s review of congressional and legislative districts has prompted the Kansas Legislature to reconvene on May 23 in the event new maps are needed.
New Hampshire’s House redistricting committee advanced a congressional plan proposal.
The Oregon Supreme Court sent a proposed ballot initiative to create an independent redistricting commission back to the Attorney General for a rewrite after holding the ballot title was insufficient.
New York – 5/5: Deadline for proposed remedial state Senate plans
New York – 5/6: Hearing before New York’s court-appointed special master
New York – 5/16: Special master’s proposed congressional and state Senate plans
The U.S. Census Bureau delayed the release of more detailed 2020 Census population and demographics data until May of next year, citing processing delays.
Missouri’s failure to pass a congressional redistricting plan has it facing lawsuits in both federal and state courts.
A New York Supreme Court judge moved the state’s congressional and state Senate primaries to August 23. A federal judge denied a request by DCCC-backed plaintiffs in a last-ditch effort lawsuit to have the state’s struck down congressional plan used for the 2022 elections.
Ohio’s Senate President appointed his replacement to the Ohio Redistricting Commission as the commission prepares to meet and discuss their fifth set of legislative plans.