The high-profile new group that aims to give Democrats more control of the redistricting process has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Georgia discriminated against black voters when it redrew two state House districts in 2015.
If Wisconsin’s partisan gerrymander is upheld, a “festival of copycat gerrymandering” in 2020 will lead to a loss of faith in American democracy, the Supreme Court was warned Tuesday.
A federal court has ruled that Louisiana’s method of electing judges to a parish court intentionally discriminates against blacks. Continue reading “Court: Louisiana intentionally discriminated against blacks in local election system”
Federal judges on Tuesday found that Texas intentionally discriminated against minority voters when it drew two congressional districts. It’s just the latest intentional discrimination finding against the state.
North Carolina Republicans are set to continue reaping the benefits of their racial gerrymander through the end of next year, thanks to a new court ruling and their own delaying tactics.
North Carolina Republicans appear to be dragging their feet on drawing new districts to replace the ones found by a court a year ago to have discriminated against blacks.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s 2011 congressional map—raising the possibility that it could rein in lawmakers’ ability to draw district lines in ways that benefit their party, thwarting the will of voters.