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 - 18 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Alabama 7 5 2 0 Done, awaiting pre-clearance 0 0
Florida 27 19 6 2 Amendments pre-cleared Constitutional amendments
Georgia 14 8 5 1 Done, awaiting pre-clearance 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 0 -1
North Carolina 13 6 7 0 Done, awaiting pre-clearance 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, possible referendum -1 -1
Oklahoma 5 4 1 0 Done 0 0
Pennsvylvania 18 12 7 -1
South Carolina 7 5 1 1 Done, awaiting pre-clearance 1 0
Tennessee 9 7 2 0
Texas 36 23 9 4 Done, Justice Department fighting 3 1
Utah 4 2 1 1 Done, Democrats suing 1.5 -0.5
Wisconsin 8 5 3 0 Done 0 0
Total 202 139 59 4 9.5 -6.5

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
Illinois 18 11 8 -1 Done, GOP suing -4 3
Massachusetts 9 0 10 -1 0 -1
Maryland 8 2 6 0 Done, GOP suing -1 1
Rhode Island 2 0 2 0 Veto-proof majorities
West Virginia 3 2 1 0 Done 0 0
Total 49 18 33 -2 -5 3

Split Control - 12 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Colorado 7 4 3 0 In the courts
Iowa 4 2 3 -1 Done -0.5 -0.5
Kentucky 6 4 2 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
Mississippi 4 3 1 0 2011 state legislature elections
New Mexico 3 1 2 0 In the courts
Nevada 4 2 1 1 Court maps approved, pending appeal 0 1
New York 27 8 21 -2 Governor threatening veto
Oregon 5 1 4 0 Done 0 0
Virginia 11 9 2 0 Competing plans in House, Senate 2011 state legislature elections
Total 89 35 46 -3 -0.5 -0.5

Commissions - 6 States

Expected
Gained/
2012
State seats Rep Dem Lost Status R +/- D +/- Notes
Arizona 9 5 3 1 Proposel released, GOP moves to impeach 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 Commission appointed
Washington 10 4 5 1 Proposals released
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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