Redistricting News

The state of Alabama is suing the Department of Commerce, the U.S. Census Bureau, and other federal officials challenging the redistricting data delays and the use of a new differential privacy system. Read the case summary here.

U.S. House Democrats advanced the H.R. 1 bill to the U.S. Senate which, among other changes, would require states to adopt independent redistricting commissions to redraw congressional districts. Heading into 2022 elections, experts anticipate increased election and redistricting litigation due to the census data delay.



After hearing two proposals, the state’s independent redistricting commission selected Election Data Services to assist in the line-drawing process. The commission is asking the state Supreme Court to delay their redistricting deadline.


The state legislature anticipates a special session this fall for the purpose of redistricting.

New Mexico

The New Mexico Senate approved a bill that would create a redistricting commission responsible for legislative and congressional redistricting.

South Dakota

State lawmakers held their first redistricting meeting and are preparing for a shortened redistricting timeline.