verb[with object] US
Divide or organize (an area) into new political or school districts: he made no secret about his intent to redistrict the state to the advantage of his party [no object]: he asked the state Supreme Court to determine whether the Legislature has constitutional authority to redistrict now (as noun redistricting) the state constitution permits redistricting only once every 10 years
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- Without her legal baggage, she would have been a formidable contender for the seat, which had been redistricted in the early 1990s.
- The corn laws were repealed, the rotten boroughs were redistricted and the Whigs (soon to be renamed the Liberals) became credible contenders for power.
- The area, which was redistricted after the 2000 census, covers parts of seven counties in the southern metro area.
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