Congressional Districts

Ep. 49: Democrats Turning Up the Heat to Flip a Georgia District
The Week Ahead

This could be the Democrats best chance, says CQ Roll Call reporters Simone Pathé and Greg Tourial, to flip Georgia's 6th District, where Republicans are scrambling to stop Democrat Jon Ossoff from winning in an April 18 all-party primary. @ossoff #FlipThe6th

Quiz: Which Member Of Congress Represents This National Landmark?
Some Members of Congress are especially lucky

Exterior view of the historic Alamo shortly after sunrise.

The Empire State Building, the Alamo, the Gateway Arch - they've all got a member of Congress proud to count those national landmark as a part of their district. Can you guess who represents which one?  

Supreme Court Sides With States On Redistricting
'One-person, one-vote' principle upheld in drawing legislative districts

The Supreme Court's ruling essentially maintains the status quo nationwide, as almost all states use total population to redraw their state districts based on the “one-person, one-vote” principle. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can draw state legislative districts based on total population, rejecting a challenge that would require districts to be equalized by another criteria, such as registered voters.  

The ruling essentially maintains the status quo nationwide, as almost all states use total population to redraw their state districts based on the “one-person, one-vote” principle.