Redistricting Cheat Sheet


2011 is when State Legislatures begin redrawing Congressional Districts based on new Census data. The November election has dramatically changed which party controls which chamber as the GOP swept in over 600 new Republican lawmakers into office across the nation. Here is the numbers of which party gets to re-draw how many districts.

Congressional Districts Redrawn by
Republicans: 196
Bi-Partisan: 86
Commission Process: 88

Note: Among the 70 most competitive House seats Republicans control 40 of them.
Source: John Fund, Wall Street Journal,