On March 10th a federal district court panel in San Antonio Texas ruled that the State legislature’s 2011 congressional redistricting map was drawn in manner that violated… Read more “What’s Next in Texas Redistricting”
The hottest thing in redistricting – if there is such a thing – is undoubtedly the emergence of “Efficiency Gap” analysis, and whether this measurement of how… Read more “The Efficiency Gap Visualized Through the Decades”
Washington. DC: Here is the exchange between Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) and Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions on voting, voter fraud, and the Voting Rights Act.
Washington DC – The full text of the order is below: TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017 ORDER IN PENDING CASE 16A646 NORTH CAROLINA, ET AL. V. SANDRA… Read more “Supreme Court Orders Stay in North Carolina Redistricting Case”
San Antonio, Texas – Its the biggest, most watched redistricting litigation of the decade; but the Texas redistricting case(s) began in 2011 and no ruling has been… Read more “Texas Three-Judge Court Cites “Voluminous” Record as Reason Why it Will Take Its Sweet Time on Texas Redistricting”
North Carolina – A three-judge federal appeals court panel ruled that 28 state legislative districts in North Carolina’s 2010 redistricting map were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders that diluted the votes of… Read more “Chief Justice Roberts Requests Response in NC Racial Gerrymandering Case”
Pasadena, Texas – The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in this ruling invalidated the city’s move from an eight-member district redistricting map to… Read more “Texas Federal Court Imposes Preclearance on City of Pasadena”