During a public meeting on Tuesday, May 24 the Board adopted Anchorage Senate pairings Option #2 as an interim redistricting plan for the 2022 election.
In a decision issued on May 24, the Alaska Supreme Court ordered that the Board adopt Anchorage Senate Pairings Option #2 as an interim plan for the 2022 statewide election.
In an April 27 order, the Superior Court set May 3, 2022 as the deadline for the filing of any new challenges to the Board's amended 2022 April Proclamation Plan
See our Litigation page for updates on current court filings and orders
After seven days of public hearings, the Board met on April 13, 2022 and adopted proposed Anchorage Senate Seat Pairings Option 3B.
The Alaska Supreme Court Affirms 39 of 40 House Districts and 19 of 20 Senate Districts while remanding the Board to re-work the boundary of House District 36 and Senate District K.
Superior Court Judge Thomas Matthews published his decision on the five legal challenges to the 2021 Proclamation Plan.
During a public hearing on Nov 10, 2021 the Alaska Redistricting Board adopted a Final Proclamation of Redistricting defining new legislative districts for the coming decade.
During a public hearing on Nov 9, 2021 the Board adopted senate seat pairings, set senate constituency truncation cutoff and assigned a new table of Senate election terms.
During a public hearing on November 5, 2021 the Board adopted a 2021 Final Redistricting Map.
On Sept 20 the Alaska Redistricting Board adopted six proposed redistricting plans which will be the basis of public meetings across Alaska.
The Board is pleased to highlight our web-based redistricting tool which allows anyone with a browser and connectivity to try their hand at drawing new legislative districts. The system uses a paint-brush method to color in each district with 1 of 40 colors.
Reports are posted on 2020 Census data. Compare 2010 to 2020 precinct populations statewide and see how the current house district populations compare to the new ideal district size of 18,335.
Today the Alaska Redistricting Board received legacy-formatted PL 94-171 Redistricting data electronically from the United States Census Bureau.
The Census announced on Aug 5th that legacy-formatted redistricting data will now be published Thursday, August 12, four days earlier than the previously announced August 16 target date.
The Board has executed a contract with seasoned Voting Rights Act consultant Bruce Adelson who will be assisted by Dr. Jonathon Katz and Dr. Douglas Johnson. In the 2011 cycle, Mr. Adelson provided VRA expertise to the Alaska Division of Elections.
Alaska's resident population as of April 1, 2020 was 733,391 which means the target population for each of Alaska's 40 House districts will be 18,335 for the coming redistricting cycle.
On April 1, the U.S. Census notified the Board that Redistricting data will be available the 3rd week of August in a "legacy format", weeks earlier than the previous Sept 30 deadline.
In public meetings on Dec. 29 and Jan. 26 the Board unanimously adopted a revised procurement code and suite of open meetings, records, compensation and travel policies.
Today the Alaska Redistricting Board is pleased to announce the hiring of Peter Torkelson as Executive Director and TJ Presley as Deputy Director.