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Partisan Gerrymandering

  1. Michigan Case Illustrates the Overlap Between Racial and Partisan GerrymanderingMichigan Republicans bragged about concentrating “Dem garbage” and minimizing impact of black voters. Is this too much or not enough for the courts?
  2. SCOTUS Punts Again on the Question of Partisan GerrymanderingIt’s now unlikely the Supremes will clarify any limitations on using redistricting for blatantly partisan purposes until the eve of 2020.
  3. The Midterms Could Have a Big Impact on RedistrictingA majority of governors and a sizable minority of legislators who will be drawing congressional lines for the next decade will be elected this year.
  4. The Clock Is Ticking on SCOTUS’s Decision about Partisan GerrymanderingThe second major partisan gerrymandering case before SCOTUS isn’t clearing up the Court’s future direction.
  5. Tammy Baldwin’s Tough Reelection Fight in Hyperpolarized WisconsinAn awful lot’s going on politically in Wisconsin this year, and Senator Tammy Baldwin’s right in the middle of it.
  6. The Debate Over Gerrymandering Is Changing in a Fundamental WayRedistricting isn’t just about nice-looking maps anymore.
  7. The Supreme Court Won’t Intervene on Behalf of GOP in P.A. Gerrymandering CaseThe Court deferred to a state court on the state constitution, so the GOP is going to have to redraw those maps after all.
  8. Pennsylvania Court Kills Gerrymandered Pro-GOP Congressional MapIn really bad timing for Republicans, a state court applying state law overturns a congressional map and requires new districts this year.
  9. Will Justice Kennedy Sink Partisan Gerrymandering — or Save It?In a potential landmark case from Wisconsin, SCOTUS tries to decide if intent to rob minority-party voters of influence can be measured and corrected.