Louisiana

Overview

Louisiana Redistricting Process

Congressional and Legislative

Congressional and legislative maps are enacted by the State Legislature. The Governor can veto the plans.

The Legislature can override a veto with a two-thirds vote. No party currently has a veto-proof majority in either chamber.

The Supreme Court of Louisiana inherits responsibility to draw legislative lines should the Legislature fail to enact them.

Source: La. Const. art. III, § 6.


Ballot Measure Process

Kinds of Ballot Measures
Only the Louisiana Legislature may refer amendments to the ballot. There is no initiative or referendum process.

Source: La. Const. art. XIII.


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