District Type Definitions

RunningMate District Types

Below are the district types currently available in RunningMate.


District Type

Definition 

Congressional A geographic area represented by a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
State House A geographic area represented by a member of a state’s House of Representatives
State Senate A geographic area represented by a member of a state’s Senate
County A geographic area that serves as the primary administrative division within a state
Census School District  A geographic area used for the administration of public schools by a school board
Place A geographic area that represents a city, town, or other populated area
City Council A geographic area within a city, represented by a member of the city council. If the seat is at-large, choose Place instead
Local School District A geographic area used for the administration of public schools by a local school board 
County Legislative A County Council/County Commission/or other such legislative sub-district of a county. If the seat is at-large, choose County.
State Education Board A geographic area representing a district of a state’s Board of Education
Judicial Appellate A geographic area representing state Court of Appeals districts

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