Redistricting Reform Tracker (State Bills)

With the 2017 legislative sessions in high gear, nearly 150 bills addressing redistricting procedures have been introduced in states around the country that would change – and in some cases significantly overhaul – how redistricting is done after the 2020 Census, now less than three years away.

Our state reform tracker shows states where lawmakers have filed redistricting reform proposals. These bills include:

  • Bills in 25 states that would adopt some form of a commission (advisory, backup, or independent) to draw congressional and/or legislative districts;
  • Bills in 19 states that would explicitly prohibit districts lines from being drawn with the intent to favor or disfavor a political party or incumbent;
  • Bills in 15 states that would ban the use of political data to draw districts. 
  • Bills in 22 states that would create or clarify the criteria to be used in drawing maps, such as requiring preservation of communities of interest; and 
  • Bills in 21 states that establish requirements for public engagement in the redistricting process.

Click on a state to see the bills filed through September 5, 2017. As legislative sessions proceed, we'll update the map to add any new bills.

For a listing of proposed federal redistricting reform legislation, visit our Congressional Bills Reform Tracker

Where Redistricting Bills Have Been Introduced in 2017

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Where Redistricting Bills Have Been Introduced in 2017

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