Factsheets from MALDEF, Common Cause & State Voices

The following factsheets provide a general guide to redistricting. They were created by Common Cause, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and State Voices in collaboration with Arizona Coalition for Change, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Los Angeles, Black Voters Matter Fund, Brennan Center for Justice, Campaign Legal Center, Center for Community Change, FIRM (Fair Immigration Reform Movement), Center for Popular Democracy, Demos, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People-Legal Defense Fund, NALEO Educational Fund, Pennsylvania Voice, and Southern Coalition for Social Justice. 

These factsheets have been translated into five additional languages: Korean, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, and Vietnamese.

Redistricting: Overview

Redistricting: Steps in Participating

Getting Involved: Understanding the Process

Rules of Redistricting: Overview

Rules of Redistricting: The Voting Rights Act

Rules of Redistricting: Communities of Interest

Getting Involved: Core Strategies for Impacting Maps 

Getting Involved: Prepare Your Testimony

Getting Involved: Strategies for Different Redistricting Processes

Redistricting: Key Terms