Redistricting mapping and written comments

You can draw and submit maps and share ideas in writing to help us with the redistricting process.

Make submissions for our review

  • On the Submission page, you can choose one of the four tabs to send us your ideas.
    • Written Testimony — Write anything you want to share about redistricting. 
    • Districting Plan — Submit your proposed city council ward and park district map.
    • Community of Interest (COI) — Submit your proposed community of interest map.
    • Add a Comment — Comment on or add tags to other people's submissions.
  • We will review and consider your ideas before drawing the final maps.

Note: We will share your comments and include them in the public record. Only include information that you are comfortable making public.

Our Redistricting Group will draw the maps

We will adjust district boundaries to reflect:

  • Population changes
  • Community interests 
  • Constituent needs

During the process, we will consider your submissions.

Submission website

  • You will be directed to a third-party website, Districtr, where you can draw and submit maps and comments.
  • The site is hosted by MGGG Redistricting Lab. MGGG is responsible for making the site accessible. MGGG built and maintains the Districtr mapping tool.

Learn how to draw a district map

Watch the video to you can learn how you can:

  • Use the redistricting mapping tool.
  • Submit your map.

Start mapping city council wards

Start mapping park districts

Learn how to draw a community map

Communities of interest (COI) are groups of voters with shared policy interests

Examples include:

  • Socioeconomic status
  • Education level
  • Religion
  • Health

In this video, you will learn how to:

  • Use the mapping tool.
  • Submit your map.

Watch the video

Start mapping communities of interest

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Contact us


City Clerk's Office




City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 304
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday