A majority of Americans support several redistricting changes, including requirements for public input, drawing districts transparently, banning lobbyists from the process and requiring that redistricting be done by a nonpartisan commission. Americans also overwhelmingly oppose gerrymandering.

Source: “The Economist/YouGov Poll,” YouGov, February 2022, p. 21, https://tinyurl.com/mrxm4arn

Data for the graphic are as follows:

Procedure Percentage Supporting Percentage Opposing Percentage Not Sure
Gerrymandering 10% 60% 31%
Conducted by nonpartisan commission 63% 10% 26%
Draw all districts transparently 74% 6% 21%
Ban lobbyists from participating 65% 10% 25%
Require public input 63% 12% 26%

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