ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

General Redistricting Resources and Toolkits:

The League of Women Voters Action Toolkit on Redistricting

A one-stop-shop for tools and resources related to the League's work on redistricting.

Brennan Center for Justice - Redistricting Reform Resource Center

An overview of the redistricting process and proposed legislation and citizen-driven ballot initiatives in each state.

FiveThirtyEight's Redistricting Podcast

FiveThirtyEight travels the country to understand the effects of gerrymandering and what's being done to try to reform the process.

Princeton Gerrymandering Project

Bridges the gap between mathematics and the law to achieve fair representation through redistricting reform.

When the People Draw the Lines

An examination of the California Citizens’ Redistricting Commission.

Understanding the Voting Rights Act

Resources from the League of Women Voters of the United States
Resources from the Brennan Center for Justice

All About Redistricting

Large cache of toolkits, readings and other resources


New Jersey Redistricting Resources and Information:

New Jersey Apportionment Commission

The website of the Commission tasked with drawing New Jersey's 40 Legislative Districts

New Jersey Redistricting Commission

The website of the Commission tasked with drawing New Jersey's 12 Congressional Districts

FiveThirtyEight's Redistricting "Atlas"

See how seven different ways of drawing districts in New Jersey could change the partisan and racial makeup of its congressional map.

Ballotpedia: Analyses of NJ Congressional & Legislative Races

Statistics on margins of victory, competitive districts, partisan composition of the NJ Assembly, and racial and ethnic makeup of NJ’s districts.

Redistricting New Jersey after the Census of 2010

A paper by Dr. Ernest Reock (retired) from the Rutgers University Office of Government.

NJ redistricting after the 2010 census

A brief recap of the 2010 redistricting process.



Supreme Court Cases:

Gill vs. Whitford (Wisconsin case), SCOTUS Blog

Read more.

Benisek vs. Lamone (Maryland case), SCOTUS Blog

Read more.


In the News


Current and past news stories on redistricting, at-large or specific to NJ.

1/15/18:
“A Case for Math, Not ‘Gobbledygook,’ in Judging Partisan Voting Maps”

1/10/18:
“The State of Play on Partisan Gerrymandering Cases at the Supreme Court”, Rick Hasen, Election Law Blog

8/14/17:
“New Jersey's partisan redistricting flawed, but mostly achieves goals”

1/11/16:
“N.J. Dems' controversial redistricting plan 'dead for today'"

1/7/16:
“Academics, others slam Democrats' redistricting amendment”

1/7/16:
“Republicans plan campaign against proposed redistricting changes”

11/10/15:
“State Democrats quietly discussing redistricting amendment”

12/23/11:
“GOP wins N.J. congressional redistricting battle”

4/3/11:
“New Districts Seen as Aiding Democrats in New Jersey”

4/3/11:
“Redistricting commission approves Democratic-proposed legislative map”
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