Date: 
Jan 19, 2016

Rep. David Cote and Sen. David Pierce are both sponsoring bills that would create independent redistricting commissions.

Every ten years the state redraws voting districts according to the latest census data. There are guidelines the Legislature must follow in terms of district size, but politicians can still try to create districts that favor one party over another.

Date: 
Jan 07, 2017

Currently in New Hampshire, the power to draw the boundaries of voting districts for congressional, legislative, and Executive Council seats lies with the state Legislature. But that could change, if HB 203 passes. The bill would transfer power to draw voting districts from the Legislature to an independent commission.

gerrymandering redistricting
Date: 
Jun 26, 2017

According to a study from the Associated Press, the borders of New Hampshire’s voting districts favor the Republican Party. 

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