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MAPPING AMERICA One community at a time.
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Your Community

by identifying shared interests and community needs.

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Draw a
Community Map

by choosing units that make up your community.

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Your Map

as public input for map makers to use when drawing new voting districts.

Fair Count Georgia Maps

Organized by Fair Count in GA

This organization has partnered with Representable to allow people to draw communities of interest and share information about the interests and needs in those communities.

Making this information available encourages mapmakers to take these communities into account during redistricting, in order to avoid gerrymandering and the “packing and cracking” of marginalized groups.

In Georgia, maps are drawn by the Legislature. In the event that the Census Bureau delays releasing population data, to maintain the current primary schedule, the Legislature will need to hold a special session in fall 2021 or work early in the 2022 session to complete redistricting.

In addition to the federal requirements of one person, one vote and the Voting Rights Act, Georgia’s state constitution requires that state legislative districts:

  • be contiguous

The legislative guidelines for the 2011-12 redistricting House and Senate committees additionally required that district maps: 

  • avoid the unnecessary pairing of incumbents
  • consider compactness
  • consider political subdivisions
  • consider communities of interest

In the redistricting process, your state has previously required the consideration of communities of interest (COIs). Though currently undefined under state guidelines, a community of interest is typically a population that shares cultural, historical, or economic interests. Communities do not necessarily share the same political viewpoints or support for certain candidates or political parties. Add your community to contribute your voice to the redistricting process

See community maps drawn in Georgia