In a move that could solidify GOP power in the state for years to come, North Carolina Republicans passed new congressional and state legislative maps Wednesday that could flip three or four U.S. House seats while easing a path… Continue reading
Louisiana is given extended time to draw its own congressional map and to correct its discrimination. Supreme Court refused to stay order
of the Fifth Circuit
. Justice Jackson concurs.
: The North Carolina Senate’s redistricting committee has proposed two new maps for the state’s congressional districts. Both are significantly more favorable to Republicans. Currently the state’s congressional seats are split between the two parties. The proposed maps favor… Continue reading
The newest episode of Our Body Politic
also has an excellent interview with Los Angeles City Council Member Nithya Raman
about politics in Los Angeles. Raman describes, among other things, a kind of retail, door-to-door politics that involves both listening… Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Travis Crum
Alabama is once again the frontline of the fight for voting rights. After two years of litigation, Alabama now has two Black-opportunity congressional districts. But unfortunately, there are shockingly few… Continue reading
New Mexico Republicans say they will appeal a state judge’s ruling that knocked down their challenge of congressional redistricting the GOP charges undermines Republican voting strength in the southern part of the state.
In a ruling made public… Continue reading
The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in a 4-3 vote along partisan lines Friday, agreed to hear a challenge to Republican-drawn legislative maps after a newly elected liberal justice declined to recuse herself.
Justice Janet Protasiewicz’s decision to remain on the… Continue reading
A federal court has picked Alabama’s new congressional map, which will likely result in an additional Black — and Democratic — member in the delegation.
The new map came after the same panel of federal judges twice found that… Continue reading
The fight for control of Congress will face a crucial early battle in November when the state Court of Appeals will hear arguments on whether New York’s congressional boundaries should be redrawn.
On Nov. 15, the state’s highest court… Continue reading
Michael Li with the details
on what he terms a “terrible ruling:”
Ohio Capital Journal:
One might think that a movement associated with a former state Supreme Court chief justice could draft a petition summary that passes legal muster. But twice already, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has rejected summaries of a… Continue reading
With a new state budget completed
, North Carolina legislators now turn their attention yet again to mapping the state’s congressional and General Assembly districts.
The House and Senate redistricting committees scheduled hearings this week — the last one… Continue reading
From Reid Wilson’s indispensable morning newsletter
on news around the states:
In Politics & Business
We should just rename this section “Today in Redistricting Litigation”
ALABAMA: The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Alabama’s bid to keep a U.S. House district map that… Continue reading