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Republicans Are Freaking Out Over Deceased Gerrymandering Expert's Files
Lawyers representing North Carolina Republicans said lawyers representing Common Cause obtained the information unethically.
A Jewelry Box, A Bag Of Thumb Drives: How Lawyers Got An Explosive Set Of Gerrymandering Documents
The files could contain a trove of documents laying bare how Republicans gerrymandered throughout the country.
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Census Citizenship Question Was Meant To Aid Whites And GOP, New Documents Suggest
A Republican consultant believed adding the question would help the GOP during redistricting. He helped get it on the 2020 census, new evidence shows.
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Court Strikes Down Ohio Congressional Map, Says It's Gerrymandered To Benefit GOP
The court blocked the state from using its current map in any future elections. It gave lawmakers until June 14 to come up with a new one.
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Federal Court Says Several Michigan Electoral Districts Are Unconstitutional
The court said they were so gerrymandered that they violated the U.S. Constitution.
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Why This Voting Expert Is Really Optimistic About The Future Of Voting Rights
Josh Douglas, a law professor at the University of Kentucky, says reforms at the local level are a roadmap for the future.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Ridiculously Patriotic Boots Sure Are Something
They’ve got a bald eagle AND an American flag on them.
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Supreme Court Still Appears Wary Of Doing Something About Partisan Gerrymandering
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a closely watched case Tuesday that could have political consequences for decades.
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North Carolina GOP Bragged About Gerrymandering. It Still May Not Be Enough To Convince SCOTUS.
The Supreme Court is set to take another look at partisan gerrymandering after avoiding doing anything about the issue for decades.
Supreme Court Agrees To Hear 2 Partisan Gerrymandering Cases
The court said it will hear two cases involving challenges to congressional districts in North Carolina and Maryland.
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Barack Obama Throws All His Weight Behind 'Issue Of Singular Importance'
The former president's activist group Organizing for Action will be folded into a fight to end gerrymandering.
States Are 'Laboratories Of Democracy.' Wisconsin Shows They're Also Laboratories Of Fascism.
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Republican efforts to overthrow election results in lame duck sessions are yet another way the party is trying to undermine democracy.
Scott Walker Leaves As He Came, With Extreme Partisan Power Grabs
The Wisconsin governor is making sure his Democratic successor will be extremely limited in office.
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U.S. Election Rules Doomed Democrats' Chances Of Taking The Senate
It's a testament to how U.S. election rules tip the scales for white, rural voters who support the GOP.
Michigan Voters Strip Lawmakers Of Redistricting Power
An independent commission will now be responsible for drawing state legislative and congressional lines after partisan gerrymandering.
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This Is What It Looks Like When A Political Movement Gets Desperate
Campaign ads in Michigan show just how brazen the lying has become.
The 2018 Midterms Will Have Huge Consequences For Voting Rights
The results of 2018 midterm elections across the U.S. will determine whose votes will count for at least a decade.
If Republicans Keep The House, This Might Be The Reason Why
This one weird trick for subverting democracy!
The History And Future Of Gerrymandering
Gerrymandering gets a bad rap, but the remapping of electoral districts every decade is required by our constitution.
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Weary Of Court Drama, Gerrymandering Opponents Shift Their Strategy
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More states are turning to independent commissions to fight gerrymandering.
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Voters Will Likely Use North Carolina's Unconstitutional Congressional Map Again This Year
Those challenging the districts said it would be "too disruptive — and counterproductive" to impose new maps before Election Day.
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North Carolina Republicans' Election Tricks Could Come Back To Bite Them
A federal court pointed to recent GOP actions to justify why it would be possible to impose new congressional districts for this year's midterm elections.
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Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina Congressional Map Again
The court ruled the map so egregiously benefited Republicans that it violated the U.S. Constitution.
Federal Court OKs Suit Challenging Ohio's Gerrymandered Congressional Map
Obama carried Ohio in 2012, but Republicans have won the same 12 of the state's 16 House seats in every election this decade.
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Michigan Supreme Court Approves Gerrymandering Reform Measure For November Ballot
If voters approve, redistricting power would be transferred from state lawmakers to an independent commission.
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A Democratic Wave In The Midterms Is Looking More And More Likely
Donald Trump going out on the campaign trail will only help.
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