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The Common Council adopted ward and alder district boundaries on November 2, 2021.

  • An interactive online map shows ward and alder boundaries, along with areas that have changed from one alder district to another, 
  • A detailed PDF map is also available.

The wards and alder boundaries will be implemented on January 1, 2022.  Alders will continue to represent their current numbered district until the Spring 2023 election.

November 2, 2021 Common Council Materials

Ordinance to repeal and re-create Section 15.02 of the Madison General Ordinances relative to Wards, Ward Boundaries and Polling Places.

Ordinance to repeal and re-create Section 15.03 of the Madison General Ordinances relative to Alder Districts.

Redistricting Storymap – Illustrates Madison’s Redistricting Process

Redistricting story map

Other Redistricting Efforts

Dane County (County Supervisor Districts)

State of Wisconsin - People’s Maps Commission (State Assembly, State Senate, U.S. House of Representatives)


Last Updated: 04/29/2022

Contact Staff

Brian Grady

Principal Planner, Planning Division



Breana Collins

Planner, Planning Division

(608) 243-0179


Ben Zellers

Planner, Planning Division

(608) 266-4866


Nikki Perez

Certified Municipal Clerk, City Clerk’s Office

(608) 266-4601