Gov. Terry Branstad said today he will sign into law the new proposed congressional and legislative district boundaries approved by the Legislature. The new redistricting maps will govern Iowa’s political landscape for the next 10 years, beginning with the 2012 election.
Redistricting Across The United States
The Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College presents one source to find information on redistricting in all fifty states. Scroll over a state to learn about its redistricting process, and click on a state to go to its individual page with more in-depth information and news coverage of redistricting in the state.
For the past decade, a spot in the California House delegation has been one of the coziest gigs in Congress, offering unparalleled job security for the state’s 53 Republicans and Democrats. Few incumbents have faced competitive races...
A proposal for Iowa's new legislative and congressional districts moved another step ahead in the Legislature on Tuesday with approval from a Senate subcommittee. The full Senate State Government Committee is expected to vote...
The wheels are in motion to approve Iowa's redistricting proposal. Iowa's five-member redistricting commission unanimously advised lawmakers Monday to accept the first proposal made this year to lawmakers that will redraw Iowa's political boundaries.
A special commission has unanimously urged the Legislature to approve proposed maps of legislative and congressional districts that could result in dozens of incumbents running against each other in the next election.
Victory no longer is sweet for Republican Party interests that helped strip the Democratic-controlled Legislature of the right to draw political districts.
Contra Costa Times: Bay Area Redistricting Expert Wins State Contract to Draw New Political Boundaries
An Oakland firm co-owned by UC Berkeley Statewide Database Center director Karin Mac Donald was chosen to redraw California's political districts under the direction of the new, voter-created independent redistricting commission.