Congressional Redistricting

State by State

Our look at where all 50 states are in the congressional redistricting process, and how finished plans are likely to affect the partisan balance of their delegations.

  • Republican
  • Democratic
  • Split
  • Commissions
  • One-district states

Republican Controlled - 20 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Alabama 7 6 1 0 Done, pre-cleared 0 0
Florida 27 19 6 2 Final plan released 1 1 Constitutional amendments
Georgia 14 8 5 1 Done, pre-cleared 2 -1
Indiana 9 6 3 0 Done 1 -1
Kansas 4 4 0 0
Louisana 6 6 1 -1 Done, pre-cleared -1 0 2011 state legislature elections
Michigan 14 9 6 -1 Done, pre-cleared 0 -1
Mississippi 4 3 1 0 Court plan released 0 0 2011 state legislature elections
North Carolina 13 6 7 0 Done, pre-cleared 3 -3 Governor no veto power
Nebraska 3 3 0 0 Done 0 0 Technically nonpartisan legislature
New Hampshire 2 2 0 0 Veto-proof majorities
Ohio 16 13 5 -2 Done -1 -1
Oklahoma 5 4 1 0 Done 0 0
Pennsvylvania 18 12 7 -1 Done 0.5 -1.5
South Carolina 7 5 1 1 Done, pre-cleared 1 0
Tennessee 9 7 2 0 Passed state legislature 0 0
Texas 36 23 9 4 Supreme Court struck down interim court map
Utah 4 2 1 1 Done 1.5 -0.5
Virginia 11 9 2 0 Passed state legislature 0 0 2011 state legislature elections
Wisconsin 8 5 3 0 Done 0 0
Total 217 152 61 4 8 -8

Democratic Controlled - 7 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Arkansas 4 3 1 0 Done 0 0
Connecticut 5 0 5 0 State Supreme Court to draw map
Illinois 18 11 8 -1 Done -4 3
Massachusetts 9 0 10 -1 Done 0 -1
Maryland 8 2 6 0 Done -1 1
Rhode Island 2 0 2 0 Proposal recommended 0 0 Veto-proof majorities
West Virginia 3 2 1 0 Done 0 0
Total 49 18 33 -2 -5 3

Split Control - 10 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Colorado 7 4 3 0 Done -0.5 0.5
Iowa 4 2 3 -1 Done -0.5 -0.5
Kentucky 6 4 2 0 Deadlocked 0 0
Maine 2 0 2 0 Done 0 0 Two-thirds majority required
Minnesota 8 4 4 0 Governor vetoed GOP plan
Missouri 8 6 3 -1 Done 0 -1
New Mexico 3 1 2 0 Court plan released 0 0
Nevada 4 2 1 1 Court plan released 0 1
New York 27 8 21 -2 Governor threatening veto
Oregon 5 1 4 0 Done 0 0
Total 74 32 45 -3 -1 0

Commissions - 6 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Arizona 9 5 3 1 Final map approved, awaiting pre-clearance 0 1
California 53 19 34 0 Done -3 3
Hawaii 2 0 2 0 Proposal released 0 0
Idaho 2 2 0 0 Done 0 0
New Jersey 12 6 7 -1 Done 0 -1
Washington 10 4 5 1 Done 0 1
Total 88 36 51 1 -3 4

One-District States - 7

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Alaska 1 1 0 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
Deleware 1 0 1 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
Montana 1 1 0 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
North Dakota 1 1 0 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
South Dakota 1 1 0 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
Vermont 1 0 1 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
Wyoming 1 1 0 0 No redistricting needed 0 0
Total 7 5 2 0 0 0

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