Geographically defining State legislative districts every ten years based upon census residential and population data. State legislatures have the obligation to use Federal census results to reapportion themselves every ten years.
Adjusting the boundaries of U.S. congressional districts and state legislative districts in response to population changes shown by the U.S. census.
A geographical division of the state into congressional, state representative, senatorial, or other legislative districts on the basis of the relative distribution of the state's total population. District boundaries are redrawn every 10 years following the publication of the U.S. census to ensure an appropriate number of districts of approximately equal population.
The process of revising the geographic boundaries of areas from which people elect representatives to the U.S. Congress, a state legislature, a county or city council, a school board, and the like, to meet the legal requirement that such areas be as equal in population as possible following a census. Related terms: Apportionment, Voting District (VTD)
The process of redefining the geographic boundaries of individual election units such as legislative or congressional districts or county election precincts.
The process of revising the geographic boundaries of an area from which people elect representatives to the U. S. Congress, a state legislature, a county or city council, a school board, or other political subdivision.
The drawing of new political district boundaries; usually done following the decennial census.
a process in which the physical boundaries of a voting district are changed.
The process within the States of redrawing legislative district boundaries to reflect population changes following the decennial census.
The process of redrawing the geographic boundaries of congressional districts, the electoral districts within states from which members of the House of Representatives are elected. Both Democrats and Republicans at the state level compete to get hold of the legal and political mechanisms of redistricting — usually by controlling the state legislature. By doing so, they can redraw boundaries of congressional districts in ways that will lend an electoral advantage to their own party.
Redrawing the Montana House and Senate legislative district lines to reflect changes in the state's population.
Redrawing the MontanaHouse and Senate legislative district lines toreflect changes in the state's population.
The process of changing the district boundaries. The number of members per district does not change, but the district's boundaries do.
The decennial redrawing of legislative district lines following a census.
The process known as redistricting in the United States and redistribution in many Commonwealth countries is the changing of political borders. Often this means changing electoral district and constituency boundaries, usually in response to periodic census results. This takes place by law or constitution at least every decade in most representative democracy systems using first-past-the-post or similar electoral systems to prevent geographic malapportionment.