TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2019, Series Information for the State Legislative District (SLD) Lower Chamber State-based Shapefile

Metadata Updated: October 4, 2019

The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation.

            State Legislative Districts (SLDs) are the areas from which members are elected to State legislatures. The SLDs embody the upper (senate) and lower (house) chambers of the state legislature. Nebraska has a unicameral legislature and the District of Columbia has a single council, both of which the Census Bureau treats as upper-chamber legislative areas for the purpose of data presentation; there are no data by SLDL for either Nebraska or the District of Columbia. A unique three-character census code, identified by State participants, is assigned to each SLD within a state. In Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, and Puerto Rico, the Redistricting Data Program (RDP) participant did not define the SLDs to cover all of the state or state equivalent area. In these areas with no SLDs defined, the code "ZZZ" has been assigned, which is treated as a single SLD for purposes of data presentation.

            The boundaries of the 2018 State legislative districts were provided by state-level participants through the RDP and reflect the districts used to elect members in or prior to the November 2018 election.

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Metadata Date 20191004
Metadata Created Date October 1, 2019
Metadata Updated Date October 4, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2019 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Harvested from 2019_sldl

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Metadata Date 20191004
Metadata Created Date October 1, 2019
Metadata Updated Date October 4, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2019 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints:The TIGER/Line Shapefile products are not copyrighted however TIGER/Line and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the U.S. Census Bureau. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgement must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source.
Bbox East Long 179.859681
Bbox North Lat -14.601813
Bbox South Lat 71.441059
Bbox West Long -179.231086
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Harvest Source Id 494de381-de57-47c0-a180-d3bc843b9497
Harvest Source Title 2019_sldl
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 201806
Temporal Extent End 201905

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