The U.S. Supreme Court got it exactly right this past week in Chatfield v. League of Women Voters when it summarily dismissed a lower court ruling that the Michigan Legislature had violated the Constitution when it drew congressional and state legislative districts that the league and individual Democratic voters claimed favored the Republican Party. Read the 12/27/2019 article at The Detroit News.
Browsing: partisan redistricting
9/18: The new district map approve by the North Carolina General Assembly still gives republicans an advantage in the 2020 elections some experts in the state claim.
9/4: Democrats have set their sights on changing how we redistrict, in hopes of turning elections in their favor.
9/4: An Eric Holder-backed group helped North Carolina Democrats sue to get a new legislative map adopted—one that will greatly benefit the Democrats in the 2020 elections.
8/28: Former speaker of the house New Gingrich is saying that Obama’s anti-gerrymandering initiative is a partisan crusade that shouldn’t be taken seriously.
8/22: The Michigan Republican Party is suing to keep the state from creating an independent redistricting commission.
8/15: Though non-partisan redistricting via commission is billed as fair, the result is underpopulated districts and chaos.