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By David Eggert, Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Lawmakers in several states are debating precisely how many Black voters are needed in a legislative district to ensure they can elect the representative they want.
By Lisa Desjardins, Saher Khan
Political lines are changing, as states across the country redraw their congressional maps — a process with huge implications for the balance of power in Washington, especially heading into 2022 elections. Lisa Desjardins explores.
By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
The Census Bureau on Thursday issued its most detailed portrait yet of how the U.S. has changed over the past decade, releasing a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw political maps across an increasingly diverse country.
By Daniel Bush
Texas gained two House seats in the 2020 U.S. Census, driven by a population boom in the left-leaning metropolitan regions. But the Republican-controlled state legislature will be in charge of drawing the new districts, leaving Democrats on the sidelines of…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The brief orders from the justices do not telegraph the outcome of the redistricting cases that are expected to be decided by the end of June.
By Associated Press
The high court on Tuesday was hearing more than two hours of arguments in two cases involving the issue. The first case involves North Carolina's heavily Republican congressional map, and the second involves a map drawn by Democrats in Maryland.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
On Tuesday, a panel of federal judges chose new district lines from a series of proposals submitted by a special master. The judges gave all sides until Feb. 1 to file objections. The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear…
By Jessica Yarvin
Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation currently consists of 13 Republicans and five Democrats, a split that reflects the old district lines, which the state supreme court ruled violated the state’s constitution.
By PBS NewsHour
The Supreme Court delved again into the high-stakes debate over what is and isn't allowed when lawmakers draw electoral districts. In the latest case, the court heard arguments over whether a Maryland district was redrawn to help Democrats. Marcia Coyle…
After the 2010 census, the Republican-led Alabama legislature redrew state legislative districts. But their plan was challenged for being a racial gerrymander and violating voting rights. To examine the case's move to the Supreme Court, Marcia Coyle of The National…
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