Research

  • The legislature currently establishes a bi-partisan commission for the purpose of redistricting Congressional and state legislative districts. Congressional and legislative redistricting are controlled by Article II, Section 43 of the Washington Constitution and the Washington Redistricting Act, RCWA 44.05.  Municipal and county redistricting are controlled by statue.  See RCWA 29A.76.010.

    May 20, 2011
  • The purpose of this project is to collect information about successes, challenges and opportunities for reform in redistricting across the country.  Brennan Center for Justice will compile and analyze all information recieved to become part of our redistricting reform work.

    May 13, 2011
  • The Brennan Center has teamed up with the Center for Urban Pedagogy and the talented designers at We Have Photoshop to produce Know Your Lines, an informative fold-out poster that explains with words and demonstrates with engaging graphics what the redistricting process is and why it's important.

    April 18, 2011
  • This guide provides members of the media with information and tools to bring public awareness to a process that is frequently obscure and opaque. The Guide offers a comprehensive yet comprehensible discussion of redistricting issues, information on how redistricting is conducted in each state, and comparison charts of various redistricting methods.

    March 7, 2011
  • Myrna Perez gave testimony regarding redistricting before the New Jersey Apportionment Commission.

    February 13, 2011

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