Timeline for Redistricting 2021

Mapmakers are different for the two separate processes of state and congressional districts.

The Ohio Redistricting Commission creates Ohio House and Ohio Senate state districts. The Ohio Legislature creates congressional districts.

Due to the delay in data from the US Census Bureau, this timeline may change.

6-8

2021

June, July, August

Public Hearings of the Ohio Redistricting Commission and the state legislature are held

9/1

2021

September 1

Deadline for Ohio House and Ohio Senate legislative district maps (Mapmakers: Ohio Redistricting Commission)

9/30

2021

September 30

Date delayed US Census data is expected to arrive

 

 

 

Stage 1 Deadline for 10-year congressional districts

(Mapmakers: the state legislature)

Maps must have approval of 60% of the members of the Ohio General Assembly & 50% of the minority party's members

10/30

2021

October 30

Stage 2 Deadline for 10-year congressional districts

(Mapmakers: Ohio Redistricting Commission)

Maps must have approval of the majority of the members (4 out of 7) and two members each from Democrats and Republicans

11/30

2021

November 30

Stage 3 Deadline for 10-year congressional districts

(Mapmakers: the state legislature)

Maps must have approval of 60% of the members of the Ohio General Assembly & one-third of the minority party's members)

If the maps from Stage 3 are not approved, then must move to:

Stage 4 Deadline for 4-year congressional districts

(Mapmakers: the state legislature)

Maps must have approval of a majority of the members of the Ohio General Assembly with additional requirements.

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