Significant Mapping Developments
Pennsylvania Republicans released a proposed congressional plan.
South Carolina’s legislature passed state House and Senate plans and sent them to the Governor.
Connecticut – 12/21 Deadline: Backup commission’s court-ordered deadline to complete congressional redistricting
Arizona – 12/22 Deadline: Commission’s final congressional and legislative plans.
Missouri – 12/23 Deadline: Commission’s tentative final legislative plans filed with Secretary of State.
California – 12/27 Deadline: Commission completes final congressional & legislative maps
Michigan – 12/28: Tentative date for vote to adopt final congressional and legislative plans.
Three more lawsuits were filed challenging the Alaska Redistricting Board’s adopted legislative plans as violating state redistricting criteria.
Pushing back against a lawsuit seeking disclosure of private records and legal memos, Michigan’s redistricting commission is arguing the state constitution does not foreclose its right to “confidential consultation.”
New Mexico’s state Senate redistricting plan has stalled amidst disagreements over Native American representation and incumbent-pairing considerations.
The North Carolina Supreme Court delayed the state’s 2022 primary elections by 10 weeks pending resolution of the challenges to the state’s enacted congressional and legislative plans. Oral arguments in the lawsuit are scheduled for January 3-5.
A Pennsylvania state House committee advanced two blank congressional redistricting bills as map-drawing negotiations continue.
Rhode Island’s Secretary of State launched an online tool allowing citizens to view the state’s current and proposed redistricting plans.