Redistricting: What You Need to Know Going Into the 2022 Cycle
September 16, 2021 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT
Free for members
$49 for nonmembers
With the 2020 census data being released this summer, it’s now time for states to revisit and redraw their congressional districts. Join us as we dissect how redistricting will affect the 2022 campaign cycle and cover what you need to know for your upcoming campaign work. Join our experts in redistricting to learn:
- Where the most contentious campaign fights will be in 2022
- The difference between reapportionment and redistricting
- Key redistricting terminology, such as a community of interest.
- Where populations are moving and the shifting demographics that will impact 2022 campaigns.
Moderated by: Mo Elleithee, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, McCourt School of Public Policy
- Adam Kincaid, President & Executive Director, National Republican Redistricting Trust
- Kelly Ward Burton, President, National Democratic Redistricting Committee
About the speakers:
Kelly Ward Burton
Kelly Ward Burton is the President of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC), an organization chaired by former Attorney General Eric Holder that is executing a comprehensive redistricting plan to achieve fair maps. She also serves as the President for NDRC’s affiliates, the National Redistricting Action Fund and the National Redistricting Foundation.
Prior to NDRC, Kelly served four years as the Executive Director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and previously as the DCCC’s Political Director and Director of Incumbent Protection.
Kelly brings to this work an extensive array of experience managing both political and advocacy campaigns. This includes managing Alan Khazei’s first U.S. Senate campaign in Massachusetts and Harry Mitchell’s first congressional campaign in Arizona’s fifth district, as well as directing several nonprofit advocacy campaigns, including America Forward, a national nonprofit coalition, and the Project for Arizona’s Future, an Arizona-based advocacy organization.
Kelly also worked for Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano and was a founding member of Arizona List and Arizona Emerge, organizations dedicated to electing women to local office.
Kelly Ward Burton received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arizona and her Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School. She is originally from Las Vegas, NV and currently lives in Santa Barbara, CA with her family.
Adam Kincaid is the President & Executive Director of the National Republican Redistricting Trust.
Prior to becoming the NRRT’s first Executive Director Adam worked as the Special Projects Director at the Republican National Committee; as the Redistricting Coordinator, Southeastern Political Director, and National Data Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee; and as the Deputy Political Director and Director of Policy and Research for the Republican Governors Association. His first job in politics was as the Voter Programs Director for the Georgia Republican Party.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University and a Masters in Public Administration with a Specialization in Public Policy from the University of Georgia.
Mo Elleithee is the founding Executive Director of Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service, the first institute of its kind in the nation’s capital.