President Donald Trump is likely to name a leading defender of gerrymandering to a government post that could have a major impact on the next round of redistricting.
You probably heard that Tuesday night’s election results represented a big win for Democrats. But from the south to the Pacific Northwest, they were also a major victory for democracy reform.
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.