Representable allows 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.
Organized by Vote Nevada in NV
Communities of interest maps for Nevada.
In 2021, voting district lines across the country will be redrawn to determine who represents the people of your state.
In Nevada, maps are drawn by the Legislature by ordinary statute, and are subject to the Governor's veto, which the Legislature cannot override.
Representable will help you tell mapmakers about your community interests and boundaries, so that they can fairly consider it when they draw new voting district lines.
In addition to the federal requirements of one person, one vote and the Voting Rights Act, Nevada’s state constitution requires that state legislative districts:
In 2011, a Nevada state court issued additional criteria for the special masters drawing both state legislative and congressional districts, ordering that districts consider:
In the redistricting process, your state has required the consideration of communities of interest (COIs). Under state law, a community of interest is a population that shares common social, economic, cultural, or language 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.