LRC Preliminary Maps: Exceptions

Click here to view the presentation Click here to view the Exceptions filed to the Senate Plan Click here to view the Exceptions filed to the...

Pennsylvania Congressional Redraw 2022: Second Draft

While congressional districts are allowed to have small population differences between districts, most states stick with a zero deviation. I still believe Pennsylvania would...

LRC Preliminary Maps: First Look

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission unveiled preliminary maps for Pennsylvania Senate and House districts on December 16. One month earlier, I presented draft State Senate and...

Senate Splits

First Round of Maps

LRC 58 split places
Holt 27 split places
LRC 41 total splits
Holt 12 total splits

Second Round of Maps

LRC 37 split places
Holt 17 split places
LRC 20 total splits
Holt 3 total splits

House Splits

First Round of Maps

LRC 290 split places
Holt 106 split places
LRC 466 total splits
Holt 80 total splits

Second Round of Maps

LRC 221 split places
Holt 86 split places
LRC 261 total splits
Holt 61 total splits

“Indeed, the proof is strong enough that we view it as inconceivable . . . that the magnitude of the subdivision splits here was unavoidable”

— Justice Ronald Castile, Holt, Majority opinion page 78 —

Amanda began delving into the subject of redistricting in October of 2010 on her quest to know why. Helped by a love of puzzles, attention to detail, and a great deal of persistence, her efforts eventually led her to a historic victory before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She documents her journey here and inspiring others through numerous presentations across the state. The recipient of several honors, her work has also been featured in every major Pennsylvania newspaper, making headline news in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.