Redistricting Process: Legislative
Population Change (since 2000): 64,396
Seats: 6 (-1 from 2010)
Governor: Bobby Jindal (R)
Members of Congress: 6R, 1D
Party Control: Republican
2008: 40% Obama, 59% McCain
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New Districts by Party Representation
2010 Redistricting Changes:
Redistricting Process: Louisiana’s state legislature controls redistricting, according to Article III, Section 6 of the Louisiana Constitution. Redistricting legislation is considered by the Governmental Affairs committee in each house of the legislature. The state constitution designates the state supreme court as a back-up if the legislature fails to pass a redistricting plan. Should the legislature pass a plan, it is subject to the governor’s veto.
Governor: Republican Bobby Jindal
Legislature: Republicans control both chambers.
Number of Congressional Seats in 2011: 6 (-1 since 2010)
2011 Ideal District Population: 647,625