2021 Legislative Reapportionment Commission

Mark A. Nordenberg Chair View Bio
Kim L. Ward SENATE MAJORITY LEADER View Bio
Jay Costa SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADER View Bio
Kerry A. Benninghoff House MAJORITY LEADER View Bio
Joanna E. McClinton HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER View Bio

Legislative Reapportionment Commission

Article 2, Section 17 of the Pennsylvania Constitution provides for a Legislative Reapportionment Commission to redistrict both chambers (the state Senate and the state House) in the year following the Federal decennial census.

The Commission consists of five members: the four caucus floor leaders, or deputies appointed by each of them, and a chairman to be selected by those members or, if they cannot reach agreement, by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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Upcoming Meeting on Sept. 21 at 10:00am

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, to consider matters relating to legislative reapportionment. The meeting will be held in Room 515 Irvis Office Building, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., and will be livestreamed.

Upcoming Hearing on Sept. 21 at 5:00pm

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission has scheduled a public hearing on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm in Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, Harrisburg, PA. The Commission has a special interest in learning more about issues requiring attention because of their impact on particular regions or communities of the Commonwealth.

Upcoming Meeting on Aug. 24 at 10:30am

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 10:30am - 12:30pm, to receive a report on the processing of census data and consider other matters relating to legislative reapportionment (Agenda, Resolution). The meeting will be held in Room 8E-B, State Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA. The meeting will also be livestreamed at https://www.redistricting.state.pa.us/commission/livestream.

Upcoming Hearing on Aug. 4 at 5:00pm

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission has scheduled another public hearing on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm, to gather feedback from Pennsylvania citizens regarding legislative reapportionment. The hearing will be held in the North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 in Harrisburg, PA, and will use Zoom to allow virtual participation. The hearing will also be livestreamed at https://www.redistricting.state.pa.us/commission/livestream.

Upcoming Hearing on Aug. 3 at 6:00pm

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission has scheduled a public hearing on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, to gather feedback from Pennsylvania citizens regarding legislative reapportionment. The hearing will be held in the North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 in Harrisburg, PA, and will use Zoom to allow virtual participation. The hearing will also be livestreamed at https://www.redistricting.state.pa.us/commission/livestream.

July 13th Hearing

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

United States Census Bureau Announces Delays

The United States Census Bureau announced that due to delays caused by COVID-19, the 2020 Census data collection program would be delayed by 20 calendar days, and the P.L. 94-171 data set would be delivered no later than July 31, 2021.