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"The polarization and poisonous atmo-sphere that have infected the House of Representatives for the past two decades or more can be traced -- in large part -- to the manner in which district lines are drawn in most states."
This is the Virginia Division of Legislative Services (DLS) web site and mapping application. The redistricting web site provides Virginia legislators and the public with information on the legislative districts and plans currently being proposed.
Redistricting Institutions. Different people are in charge of drawing the district lines in different states. In most states, the state legislature has primary control of the redistricting process, both for state legislative districts and for congressional districts. 37 state legislatures have primary control of their own district lines, and 42 legislatures have primary control over the ...
REDMAP. How a Strategy of Targeting State Legislative Races in 2010. Led to a Republican U.S. House Majority in 2013. On November 6, 2012, Barack Obama was reelected President of the United States by nearly a three-point margin, winning 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney’s 206 while garnering nearly 3.5 million more votes.
See how seven different ways of drawing congressional districts across the country — from pretty fair to seriously gerrymandered — could change the partisan and racial makeup of the U.S. House.
The Legislative Reapportionment Commission adopts a revised final plan at a public administrative meeting. Watch the meeting.Details of the revised final plan can be found here (press release).
The NDRC is building a targeted, state-by-state strategy that ensures Democrats can fight back and produce fairer maps in the 2021 redistricting process.
Community of Interest. Although the preservation of "communities of interest" is required by many districting laws, the meaning of the term varies from place to place, if it is defined at all.
The November/December issue of State Legislatures reports on the results of state legislative elections and how voters decided on statewide ballot measures.