Indiana is up next in our redistricting series. Throughout 2021, we'll delve into the states in detail, spotlighting a different state's redistricting outlook each week. Make sure to read our full redistricting outlook.
Current Delegation: 7R, 2D
Projected 2022 Seats: 9 (No change)
Redistricting Control: Republican
Map credit: Cook Political Report, drawn with Dave's Redistricting App
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For now, the talk of Indiana is still March Madness and the NCAA tournament, not congressional redistricting. But later this year, Republicans will have the opportunity to redraw the state's nine seats. And although they've dominated statewide elections and have held a comfortable 7-2 lead in the House delegation for the last decade, it's possible they could attempt to stretch their lead even further.
In 2011, Republicans led by then-Gov. Mitch Daniels passed a relatively compact plan that "undid" a gerrymander Democrats had passed in 2001. It packs Democrats into two blue seats - the Northwest Indiana 1st CD and the Indianapolis 7th CD. Since then, however,
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