Significant Mapping Developments
Alabama’s governor signed congressional and legislative plans into law.
Alaska’s Redistricting Board adopted a final state House plan.
California’s redistricting commission released visualizations for congressional and legislative maps, many of which prompted public criticism.
Georgia’s Senate passed a state Senate plan and sent it to the state House.
Idaho’s redistricting commission approved final congressional and legislative plans but will re-do their votes on them to comply with state open meetings laws.
Iowa’s governor signed congressional and legislative plans into law.
Governor Hogan’s advisory commission released their final congressional and legislative plan proposals, and the Legislature’s advisory commission released four concept congressional plans.
Massachusetts’ governor signed congressional and legislative plans into law.
Following a controversial decision to change their procedures, Michigan’s redistricting commission submitted an additional six redistricting plan proposals for public comment.
Montana’s redistricting commission approved a final congressional plan.
The North Carolina General Assembly enacted congressional and legislative plans.
Ohio Republicans and Democrats have released their congressional plan proposals in what will likely be a contentious legislative process.
South Carolina’s Senate redistricting committee released their proposed state Senate redistricting plan.
Utah’s House passed a congressional redistricting plan and sent it to the Senate for approval.
Wisconsin’s Senate passed congressional and legislative redistricting plans and sent them to the House for approval, but Governor Evers has indicated he intends to veto the plans.
Georgia – In special session
North Dakota – In special session
South Dakota – In special session
Utah – In special session
Alaska – 11/10 Deadline: Redistricting Board’s adoption of final legislative plans
Montana – 11/14 Deadline: Commission’s final congressional plan filed with Secretary of
California – 11/15 Deadline: Commission’s preliminary congressional and legislative plans
Colorado – 11/15 Deadline: State Supreme Court review of commission’s legislative maps
Maryland – 11/15: General Assembly’s commission expected to release proposed plans
Oklahoma – 11/15: Special session to convene
Washington – 11/15 Deadline: Commission’s final congressional and legislative plans submitted to Legislature
New Hampshire – 11/18 Deadline: Redistricting Committee’s congressional and legislative plan recommendations
The U.S. Senate confirmed Robert Santos as the new Director of the U.S. Census Bureau.
A group of Alabama voters filed a federal lawsuit challenging Alabama’s enacted congressional plan as violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
Governor Hogan called for a special redistricting session to convene on December 6.
Members of the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Congressional Redistricting were announced.
Several lawsuits were filed by Democrats and Latino members of the Texas House challenging Texas’s enacted congressional and legislative plans as racially discriminatory.
Republican and Democratic legislative leaders nominated their Special Master candidates to aid the Virginia Supreme Court in redistricting the state, but both sides have raised concerns that the other’s nominees are biased.