MathForUnbiasedMapsTX (MUM_TX) develops methods for creation and analysis of districting plans. Our goal is to supply timely and useful analysis during the 2021 redistricting cycle in Texas.

Click here to see some of our maps!


Who are we?

We are an independent, interdisciplinary, nonpartisan coalition of Texas mathematicians, philosophers and political scientists seeking to use our expertise to ensure a fair and unbiased redistricting process.

Summary of our Unbiased Maps project


Our members

Andrea K. Barreiro, Associate Professor of Mathematics, SMU

Matthew Lockard, Associate Professor of Philosophy, SMU

Scott Norris, Associate Professor of Mathematics, SMU

Dustin Potter, Professor of Mathematics, Collin College

Brandilyn Stigler, Associate Professor of Mathematics, SMU

Contact us:



Statement on new Congressional maps (Oct 2021)


Slides for League of Women Voters Dallas (LWVD) Redistricting Committee, 1/12/22

Slides for TX House Redistricting Committee hearing, 9/18/21


Other groups that do similar work

Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group (MGGG)