The fundamentals of the 2024 campaign are still taking shape, but one thing is already clear: A flurry of court actions might cost Republicans the House majority.
In the past nine days, state and federal judges threw out two… Continue reading
Ohio will use the same congressional districts in 2024 that it used last year, as the Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday granted the dismissal of two legal challenges to the map the court previously deemed to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered… Continue reading
by Bob Barnes for WaPo:
Other changes attributable to Kennedy’s departure have drawn less attention. For years, Kennedy was alone among the conservative justices in believing extreme partisan gerrymandering —drawing legislative districts to favor the political party in… Continue reading
Democrats could gain a seat in the U.S. House and multiple seats in Georgia’s Legislature if a judge rules Republicans drew maps illegally weakening Black voters’ power.
The trial beginning Tuesday is part of a wave of litigation progressing… Continue reading
A state judge struck down North Florida’s congressional districts Saturday
, rebuffing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ open defiance of anti-gerrymandering protections, finding the governor’s map illegally reduced Black voters’ electoral power.
DeSantis had wagered the state’s Fair Districts Amendment… Continue reading
The future leadership of Alabama’s largest county is in the hands of a federal judge who will decide whether Jefferson County commissioners gerrymandered district lines to dwarf the voting rights of Black residents.
In a five-hour hearing Wednesday Judge… Continue reading
The House majority next year could be determined in a state-by-state fight over redistricting that’s taking place right now.
And Democrats are calling in the big guns.
Former President Barack Obama hosted a fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting… Continue reading
The California Supreme Court is out with an important opinion today in Pico Neighborhood Ass’n v. City of Santa Monica
: a ruling on the California Voting Rights Act and some of the ways in which it’s distinct from (and… Continue reading
Candidates are eager to run in competitive House seats in New York next year. There’s just one problem: They have no clear sense of where to campaign.
The interminable legal fight over redistricting
in New York will likely leave… Continue reading
The outcome of a challenge to Wisconsin’s legislative maps is “predetermined” by the court’s liberal majority, conservative Justice Rebecca Bradley wrote in a dissent issued Tuesday.
The court is considering taking up lawsuits filed directly with it, bypassing… Continue reading
If Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz does not recuse from lawsuits challenging the state’s legislative boundaries, Republicans who control the state Legislature might consider impeachment proceedings, the Assembly’s top Republican said Friday.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, a… Continue reading
Two days after a federal appeals court blocked a new city of Miami voting map drawn by community groups from being used in the November elections, those Miami community groups have challenged that decision. On Sunday, American Civil… Continue reading