Final district maps could be approved next week
November 10, 2021
Next week, on Nov. 15, the Legislature will convene in special session to complete our work on redistricting. Every 10 years, following the year in which the U.S. Census is conducted, the members of the Senate and House have the responsibility of drawing and approving new maps for our 48 Senate districts, 101 House districts and five congressional seats to ensure the population is distributed as evenly as possible.
Normally that work is completed by the end of the legislative session following the census population count, but because of the pandemic, we did not receive the final numbers un...