Maryland Redistricting

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Redistricting

Timeline

 

April 13, 2010

Maryland "No Representation Without Population Act" signed into law.

February 9, 2011

Census 2010 Redistricting population counts (P.L. 94-171) received from Census Bureau.

March 22, 2011

Adjusted population per Maryland law, No Representation Without Population Act, released.

Pursuant to Maryland law (the No Representation Without Population Act of 2010 SB 400\HB496 passed in 2010), Maryland census data must be adjusted for purposes of creating congressional, state legislative, and local districting plans. Generally, the law requires that the census data must be adjusted to reassign Maryland residents in correctional institutions to their last known address and to exclude out-of-state residents in correctional institutions from redistricting.

May 2, 2011

Precinct Population Counts Adjusted for "No Representation Without Population Act" released

The "Green Report" for Maryland's 1,849 voting districts, or precincts, is released. Counts were adjusted for redistricting pursuant to the "No Represenation Without Population Act" signed into Maryland law in 2010. Maryland census data must be adjusted for the purposes of creating congressional, state legislative, and local districting plans. Generally, the law requires that the census data must be adjusted to reassign Maryland residents in State & Federal correctional institutions to their last known address, and to exclude out-of-state residents in correctional institutions from redistricting.

October 4, 2011

Advisory Committee Submits Recommended Congressional Redistricting Plan to Governor, Releases Map.

Week of October 17, 2011

Special legislative session called to adopt Congressional redistricting plan.

October 20, 2011

Maryland 2011 Congressional Districts Adopted.

December 16, 2011

Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee recommended Maryland Legislative Redistricting Plan.

January 11, 2012

Governor submits State Legislative Redistricting Plan to President of Senate and Speaker of House of Delegates to be introduced as joint Resolution to Maryland General Assembly on first day of Maryland's 2012 legislative session.

February 24, 2012

New State Legislative District Plan becomes law.

April 3, 2012

State primary election to include revised Congressional districts.

Fall 2014

State primary and general election to include revised State legislative districts.

 

This page was last updated: 2012-02-24