Final Map For Montana’s New Congressional Districts To Be Selected This Week

Map selection for Montana’s congressional districts is coming down to the wire. Of the nine map finalists receiving public comment currently the only maps producing a politically competitive western district put Gallatin County entirely in the west with the eastern district in every scenario being solidly Republican. The Districting and Apportionment Commission’s meeting Tuesday is…

Districting And Apportionment Committee Seeking Prisoners’ Home Addresses For Census Data

Members of the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission agreed to send letters advocating for the collection of prisoner home addresses as opposed to being counted in a correctional facility to Montana’s top governing officials during their Tuesday meeting. This would have more impact on the 2030 census and congressional redistricting process but could impact the…