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Redistricting 2022

2022 Redistricting

What is redistricting?

Redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundaries of election districts to ensure that the people of each district are equally represented. Redistricting is done in the United States after the completion of Congressional reapportionment, which decides how many seats each state has in the 435 member House of Representatives. Reapportionment happens every ten years following the decennial Census.

Who will be redistricting?

Each local level of government is responsible for establishing their district boundaries.

  • County boards are responsible for redistricting county commissioner districts
  • City councils are responsible for redistricting city wards
  • School boards that election their board members by district (not “at large”) are responsible for redistricting board member districts

In addition, during the redistricting time period, cities and townships will establish (or reestablish) their precinct boundaries as part of the redistricting process, as will counties that have unorganized territory. The county auditor coordinates redistricting processes with cities, townships, school districts, and the secretary of state. 



February 15, 2022

Deadline for legislature to draw, debate, and enact new congressional and legislative districts.

March 29, 2022

Deadline for reestablishment of redistricting of municipal precincts, additional local redistricting may begin upon adoption of new precinct boundaries.

April 26, 2022

Deadline for adoption of new local government election districts.

May 17, 2022 - May 31, 2022

Candidate filing period for federal, state and county offices filled at the state general election

August 9, 2022

State Primary Election

November 8, 2022

State General Election. Candidates are elected based on newly drawn districts.