North Carolina partisan gerrymandering draws fresh lawsuit from Common Cause, North Carolina Democratic Party and group of individual North Carolina voters.
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Redistricting or Gerrymandering is partisan domination of state legislatures due to use of manipulated districts that are skewed towards one party. Also see our section on American democracy.
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Michigan voters overwhelmingly approve redistricting reform initiative to overcome partisan gerrymandering. The proposal won with a bi-partisan support.
A federal trial began Monday in New York City over challenges to the federal government’s decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
Common Cause v. Rucho case asks the U.S. Supreme Court to agree that North Carolina’s congressional map is an illegal partisan gerrymander.
The North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP obtained yet another ruling that the North Carolina legislative map violates legal requirements.
President Donald Trump’s administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to postpone a trial set for Nov. 5 that will examine the 2020 U.S. census.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a bid by Republican legislators in Pennsylvania to reinstate a congressional district map.
New report on more than two dozen ballot initiatives and state constitutional amendments to strengthen, and in some cases undercut, democracy.
A unique mathematical model has been developed by two economics professors that shines new light on representative politics in a refreshing way.