What is a Community of Interest?
A community of interest is a
geographically cohesive area, such as a city, neighborhood, or ethnic
enclave that tends to have similar interests and votes as a bloc.
Some states are required by statute or by redistricting
guidelines to keep communities of interest intact during the
Software for Redistricting
Maptitude for Redistricting is the
professional tool for political redistricting. Designed with input from
redistricting professionals, state legislatures, and political parties,
Maptitude for Redistricting has the features redistricters want and is easy
to learn and use. Maptitude for Redistricting lets you choose how to handle
communities of interest during the redistricting process and includes a
Communities of Interest report that provides a detailed listing of all the
splits, indicating which communities are enclosed or split by district
boundaries, with totals and percentages listed for all