Definition of Redistrict

1. v. t. To divide into new districts.



Definition of Redistrict

1. Verb. To adjust the borders of districts of a state or other governmental or administrative entity. ¹

2. Verb. (US politics) To redraw the borders of the districts represented by legislators or other elected officeholders in accord with changes in population as shown in the decennial census. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redistrict

1. district [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: district

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Literary usage of Redistrict

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"the first Tuesday in January, 1883, one of its last acts being the passage of a bill to redistrict the State for congressional purposes. money to ..."

2. Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth by Kentucky (1874)
"12. That this act shall take effect from and after its passage. •• Approved February 23, 1874. CHAPTER 510. AN ACT to redistrict the ..."

3. Public Papers of Governor by New York (State). Governor (1908)
"I therefore recommend to the Legislature the passage of a new apportionment act which will redistrict the State so as to provide such equality of ..."

4. Election Laws of Indiana in Force September 1, 1914: With Instructions to by Indiana (1914)
"Thereafter the trustees of any town incorporated under this act, may at any time, sixty days or more preceding the election for town officers, redistrict ..."

5. Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Passed by Kentucky (1874)
"AN ACT to redistrict the county of Jessamine for justices' districts. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth, of Kentucky: § 1. ..."

6. Journal by Kentucky, House of Representatives, General Assembly (1898)
"If it has no power to redistrict the State, it surely has none to redistrict a portion of it, for the withholding of the major power includes the ..."

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