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This depends on which county you're talking about. Every state is different, and within some states, every county, city, or other municipal entity can differ, to boot. Generally speaking, municipal entities (which includes counties) are legally extensions of the state government - so at some level the state legislature is in charge of redistricting insofar ...


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A majority of the members of the Congressional Black Caucus represent majority-minority districts. Many of those districts are the result of gerrymanders that aim to comply with Section 2 or Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (the two reasons courts have accepted for permitting racial gerrymanders). It would be difficult to write HR 1 in such a way ...


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No individual seat is going to be removed - that is, no one's going to say that say the 22nd Congressional District gets removed. Instead, ALL of the districts will have their boundaries redrawn, after which there will be 52 districts instead of 53. Some of the districts may be approximately the same as the old ones, some may be very different. It depends ...


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All representatives must run for reelection after the redistricting, so if any two representatives are running in the same district, the voters in that district will decide which of them to send back to the house, or whether to pick someone new. The number of "safe" districts for each party will be determined through the redistricting process, as ...


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Every state, including those that neither gain nor lose seats in the House of Representatives, is supposed to adjust their Congressional boundaries every ten years to accommodate population changes, per the US constitution. Many states see this as an opportunity for even more gerrymandering (or re-gerrymandering in the case that the state legislature ...


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The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is responsible for redrawing the districts for representatives to Congress. Following the 2010 passage of California Proposition 20, the Voters First Act for Congress, the Commission was also assigned the responsibility of redrawing the state's U.S. congressional district boundaries following the ...


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