Redistricting Software

List of redistricting software

Mapfigure Consulting founding principal Blake Esselstyn first created his curated list of redistricting software as an Airtable database in advance of his talk for a 2019 redistricting conference at Harvard. He has since updated it for 2020. In addition to categorized information about software packages for creating redistricting plans, there are also entries for other […]

North Carolina Redistricting

Explaining North Carolina’s county-grouping requirement

In order to understand legislative redistricting in North Carolina, you really have to understand some county-related requirements that are unique to the state. Variously called the Stephenson requirements, the county-grouping requirements, or the whole county provision, these restrictions limit how the State House and State Senate districts can be drawn. Noticing the lack of a […]