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.
Pennsylvania’s Republican-drawn congressional map is an illegal partisan gerrymander that “is utterly unresponsive to — and often flouts — the will of voters,” a new lawsuit filed Thursday alleges.
Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire Republican mega-donor, plans to start a super PAC that would help the GOP again control the state-level redistricting process, CNN reports: Adelson has begun sounding out other contributors, such as the Ricketts family, on forming a new super PAC that would focus on governors’ races and state legislative races ahead of the next redistricting cycle in 2020. Adelson would be willing … Continue reading Report: Sheldon Adelson looks to set up GOP’s next big gerrymander