Redistricting in the News

With the arrival of ten-year census data, redistricting is happening across the United States. Here is some insight into conversation and news articles about redistricting from 2021.

Washington State Stories

In Our View: Redistricting commission wise to eye 18th District - The Columbian

Legislative districts face growth challenges as new boundaries are drawn - The Daily News

Washington redistricting commission invites public to draw new legislative, congressional maps - The Seattle Times

A few thoughts on the census data by LD - Washington State Wire

Seattle among cities in U.S. that saw population gain of 100k - Associated Press

WA redistricting maps set for release in late Sept. - Washington State Wire

Q&A: Redistricting Commission Chair Sarah Augustine - Washington State Wire

WA Redistricting Commission Wants To Hear From 5th Congressional District Voters - Spokane Public Radio

Census: Washington grew but not enough to get another House seat - The Seattle Times

The 2021 Washington State Redistricting Commission To Begin Public Outreach - Associated Press

National Stories

Redistricting Systems: A 50-State Overview - NCSL

Once-A-Decade Census Numbers to Redraw U.S. Political Landscapes - Bloomberg

The redistricting cycle is about to begin – Politico

More states to use redistricting reforms after 2020 census – Associated Press

Redistricting group files new initiative meant to pressure legislature to act – The Oregonian

Michigan seeks to delay redistricting by nearly 3 months – Associated Press

As Michigan begins redistricting, ‘communities of interest’ take center stage – Bridge Michigan

A guide to political redistricting in Illinois – The Chicago Tribune

Takeaways From Oklahoma’s New Legislative Redistricting Plan – Oklahoma Watch

Redistricting Commission Develops Outreach Plan – Virginia Public Radio

Redistricting commission hopes to interview mapping consultants next week – AZ Mirror

When redistricting could start and how low census participation may affect Georgia’s representation – Gainesville Times

Late Census Numbers Change Redistricting Routine In Idaho – Spokane Public Radio

Join the Commission Mailing List