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Redistricting in the 50 states

In most states, the responsibility to redraw districts lies with the state legislature. The chart below categorizes state redistricting methods. The National Conference of State Legislatures offers additional information on how other states approach reapportion and redistricting.

L = Legislature     G = Governor     B = Board     C = Commission

State Congressional Districts State Legislative Districts
Alabama L L
Alaska L B
Arizona C C
Arkansas L B
California C C
Colorado L C
Connecticut L L
Delaware L L
Florida L L
Georgia L L
Hawaii C C
Idaho C C
Illinois L L
Indiana L L
Iowa L L
Kansas L L
Kentucky L L
Louisiana L L
Maine L L
Maryland L G/L
Massachusetts L L
Michigan L L
Minnesota L L
Mississippi L L
Missouri L C
Montana C C
Nebraska L L
State Congressional Districts State Legislative Districts
Nevada L L
New Hampshire L L
New Jersey C C
New Mexico L L
New York L L
North Carolina L L
North Dakota L L
Ohio L C
Oklahoma L L
Oregon L L
Pennsylvania L C
Rhode Island L L
South Carolina L L
South Dakota L L
Tennessee L L
Texas L L
Utah L L
Vermont L L
Virginia L L
Washington C C
West Virginia L L
Wisconsin L L
Wyoming L L

Source: National Conference of State Legislatures. Redistricting Commissions: State Legislative Plans and Redistricting Commissions: Congressional Plans. December, 2015.