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Minnesota’s 2012 congressional districts

View Minnesota’s final congressional redistricting on an interactive map.

Minnesota courts have released the new legislative and congressional districts to reflect changes to the state population since the previous census. This began as a partisan process, with representatives of the state DFL and GOP submitting plans that they hoped would give an edge to their party in the next elections. These partisan plans for the state’s congressional districts are represented below — the Martin and Britton plans came from the DFL and the Hippert plan from the Republicans — along with the final congressional districts released by the state court panel. The plans can be overlaid over three demographic dimensions — 2010 partisan voting record, median household income and population — to help show why the parties and the court might have drawn the districts the way they did.

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2010 election results
Median household income

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2012 districts
2002 districts
Martin plan (D)
Britton plan (D)
Hippert plan (R)

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Election data from the Minnesota Secretary of State.
Demographic data from the U.S. Census.
Official redistricting plans