Redistricting in Maine
The following timeline is a high-level overview outlining major redistricting events and activity in the state of Maine over the last 10 years.
Census data delivered to Maine.
Changes in Maine’s redistricting laws moved the redistricting timeline from 2013 to 2011.
A bipartisan advisory commission recommended the Democratic-proposed map to the legislature; the Republican-controlled legislature responded to open process by adopting a bipartisan map with nearly unanimous approval.
Republican Governor Paul LePage signed the bipartisan map into law.
With the support of the NDRC, Democrat Janet Mills won the governor’s race with 50.6% of the vote and will become the first female governor of Maine.
Democrats flipped the state Senate, assuring a seat at the table for the 2021 redistricting process.