State Supreme Court leaves new legislative boundaries intact
November 24, 2021
By Julia Shumway
Oregon Capital Chronicle
Oregon’s new legislative boundaries are set for the next 10 years after the Oregon Supreme Court on Monday, Nov. 22, dismissed two challenges to the maps approved by legislative Democrats.
The Supreme Court’s decision means Democrats have a strong chance of maintaining their supermajority in both the House and the Senate.
Princeton analysts who review redistricting data from each state predicted the new districts will result in Democrats holding 39 of 60 seats in the state House and 20 of 30 in the state Senate. They currently hold 37 in the...