“When Not All Votes Were Equal The U.S. Supreme Court reconsiders how legislative districts are drawn—and risks sending the country back to a time before ‘one person, one vote.'”

J. Douglas Smith, author of On Democracy’s Doorstep: The Inside Story of How the Supreme Court Brought ‘One Person, One Vote’ to the United States,  has written this piece on Evenwel in the Altantic.  He concludes: Until the Supreme Court sits for oral … Continue reading

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“Historic federal trial on voting rights ends; judge to issue decision later this year”

Winston-Salem Journal: Thomas Farr, one of the state’s attorneys, said in closing arguments that the plaintiffs had not presented any evidence that the law is racially discriminatory. He said North Carolina legislators have the authority to enact changes to election … Continue reading

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“Why is an obscure Montana company one of John Kasich’s biggest boosters? One day after forming, the LLC gave $500,000 to group backing Ohio governor”

CPI: A group backing Republican John Kasich‘s presidential aspirations received $500,000 in seed money from a seemingly odd source, according to documents filed today: an obscure limited liability company in Montana. But a Center for Public Integrity review of business … Continue reading

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