We are pleased that the Supreme Court will rehear two important cases concerning gerrymandering on the eve of the upcoming 2020 redistricting cycle.
Redistricting articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear arguments in a challenge to North Carolina’s 2016 congressional redistricting plan.
In the 2017 election for the 28th district in the Virginia House of Delegates, Republican Bob Thomas beat his Democratic opponent, Joshua Cole, by 82 votes.
On November 26, New Jersey Legislature advanced proposed constitutional amendment that is unfair to Republicans regarding the state’s redistricting process.
North Carolina partisan gerrymandering draws fresh lawsuit from Common Cause, North Carolina Democratic Party and group of individual North Carolina voters.
We must seize this moment and prioritize fixing our system so that our elections are secure and every eligible American knows their votes count.
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.