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.
Rep. Collin Peterson blasted a state Republican plan to redistrict him into a horizontal district that runs across the state from Moorhead to Duluth, while drawing a safer district right below that for freshman Republican Chip Cravaack.
The long-awaited GOP map reshaping the state’s congressional districts was released Monday, and shows Republicans trying to protect newest House GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack while isolating other DFL strongholds. The map shapes three congressional districts - the northernmost 7th and 8th districts and southernmost 1st district - like horizontal stripes reaching from one end of the state to the other.
Republicans in the Minnesota Senate say they plan to redraw the boundaries of the state's 201 legislative districts just as House Republicans are -- changes that set up a confrontation with Gov. Mark Dayton. A House committee is expected to approve the first part of that plan Tuesday night.