What Redistricting Looks Like In Every State

An updating tracker of proposed congressional maps — and whether they might benefit Democrats or Republicans in the 2022 midterms and beyond.

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Black and Latino voters have been shortchanged in redistricting, advocates and some judges say

Across the country, the White population has shrunk over the past decade as minority communities have swelled, according to the 2020 Census. Yet, the rapid growth of Latinos and Blacks is not reflected in any of the new maps passed so far, except California’s, which added five seats where Latinos make up the majority of adults.

Democrat Mike Franken announces U.S. Senate campaign to unseat Chuck Grassley

He plans to run a campaign primarily focused on making health care affordable and accessible.

Democrat Donna Edwards will seek to reclaim her former Maryland congressional seat

The 4th district seat is now held by Rep. Anthony Brown, who is stepping down to run for state attorney general.

Democrat Cherfilus-McCormick wins special election to fill House seat in Florida

This will increase the Democrats’ slender House majority to 222-212, leaving room for no more than four Democratic defections as Speaker Pelosi tries moving her party’s bills through the House.

‘American Idol’ star Clay Aiken will run for an NC seat in Congress

The Raleigh native who previously ran for the U.S. House in 2014, announced Monday that he’s planning to run this year in the Durham-centric 6th Congressional District.

Michelle Obama announces push to register 1 million new voters ahead of midterms

Her foundation, When We All Vote, along with 30 other organizations, will recruit and train at least 100,000 volunteers to register voters.

What A Flurry Of Democratic Departures Means For The 2022 House Race

Of the 30 House members who’ve called it quits so far, 19 are Democrats while just 11 are Republicans. Many Democrats are abandoning competitive turf that will be difficult for their party to defend.

Republicans clear path for final vote on new Georgia congressional map

Republicans could pick up a seat by shifting the borders of a north Atlanta district currently held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath.

Sinema Trails Potential Primary Challengers in Progressive Poll

The poll of likely Democratic primary voters in Arizona tested Sinema in hypothetical match-ups with four potential challengers: In a five-way race, the poll found Rep. Ruben Gallego would beat out Sinema, 23 % to 19%.

Democrats are trying to sell Biden’s agenda. But key voters aren’t paying attention

Americans are typically not highly engaged with politics in the summer of a non-election year, still exhausted after former President Donald Trump’s chaotic tenure and disheartened by enduring political divisiveness.

Why Long-Shot Candidates Are Raising More Money Than Ever

Among non-incumbent candidates running for the House in 2022, the top fundraiser is a Democrat with no political experience running in a deep-red seat in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District.

What All Those House Retirements Mean For Democrats So Far

Republican House members are retiring too, but most hail from safe districts at this point.

GOP lands top Nevada recruit, setting up competitive Senate race

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s announcement that he will challenge Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto gave Republicans a top recruit in the battle for the Senate.

Can Biden Defy History in 2022?

Conventional wisdom says the Democrats are finished after the midterms. But the conventional wisdom might be wrong.

Addition Without Representation

On paper, newly released census numbers should result in increased minority representation and a Democratic advantage in Congress. But that’s not how it’s shaping up.

New spotlight on secretaries of state as electoral battlegrounds

Democrats and Republicans are preparing to pour millions of dollars into races for secretary of state in half the states next year amid a new recognition that those who oversee the electoral process can play pivotal roles in deciding an election’s outcome.

Conor Lamb preparing to launch Senate run in August

Pennsylvania Democrat joins crowded primary for open Toomey seat

Iowa Democrat Finkenauer seeking GOP Sen. Grassley’s seat

The former U.S. congresswoman is hoping her blue-collar credentials will propel her forward in a state that has grown more conservative over the years.

N.J. becomes slightly more Republican in June

GOP outpaces Democrats by more than 2-1 in new party registration, but Democrats still have 1 million more registered voters.

Murkowski has the moxie to take on Trump. Will she?

Most of the Alaskan Republican’s colleagues believe she’s leaning toward seeking a fourth term, given her fundraising and private remarks to them as well as donors.

Florida Rep. Val Demings officially enters Senate race against Rubio

Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) officially launched her Senate campaign in Florida, becoming the highest-profile Democrat yet to announce a challenge to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

GOP Voters’ Post-Riot Departures Help Trump’s Base Cement Grip

The shifting dynamics could sway the outcome of GOP primaries next year in several states where most if not all the voters must be registered Republicans.

Democrat Bruno Amato announces candidacy for CA 23rd Congressional District

A Navy veteran and working actor, Amato said he is “taking on Kevin McCarthy to bring better leadership to my community in the Central Valley.”

Lauren Boebert already faces three Democratic challengers in 2022, including state Sen. Kerry Donovan

The Vail Democrat indicated she was interested last month and is a critic of Boebert’s.

U.S. Rep Val Demings says she’s open to running for governor or Senate in 2022

During a recent interview, Rep. Demings said, “…there’s plenty of work to do in the House right now. If that would take me to another campaign, then I’m keeping that door open.”

Tim Ryan expected to seek Ohio Senate seat

The longtime congressman from eastern Ohio and 2020 presidential candidate is the most prominent Democrat to move toward running for the now-open seat.

What All Those GOP Retirements Mean For The 2022 Senate Map

It’s only January 2021, but three Republican senators have already announced their intentions to retire in 2022. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and on Monday morning, Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio joined them.

Democrat Jeff Jackson Jumps Into North Carolina Senate Race

Jackson, a captain in the Army National Guard, is the second Democrat to enter the race to succeed Burr, who announced in 2016 that he would not run for a fourth term in 2022. Former North Carolina state Sen. Erica Smith, launched her campaign earlier this month.