Redistricting Process: Legislative
Population Change (since 2000): 656,822
Governor: Bill Haslam (R)
Members of Congress: 7R, 2D
Party Control: Republican
2008: 42% Obama, 57% McCain
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New Districts by Party Representation
2010 Redistricting Changes:
Redistricting Process: Redistricting is controlled by the legislature. Typically, the majority and minority leaders from both the House and Senate create redistricting plans that are then voted on by the legislature. The plans are then presented to the governor for approval or veto. There have been several reform bills proposed, but none have come close to becoming law.
Governor: Republican Bill Haslam
Legislature: Republicans control both chambers.
Number of Congressional Seats in 2011: 9 (no change from 2010)
2011 Ideal District Population: 705,456