The once-a-decade battle over redistricting is set to be a showdown over the suburbs, as new census data showed rapid growth around some of the nation's largest cities and shrinking population in many rural counties.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press, Acacia Coronado, Associated Press/Report for America
In Louisiana, Republicans who already controlled the state House and Senate had hoped to consolidate power by defeating Edwards, or else obtain a two-thirds majority in both legislative chambers that would allow them to override his vetoes. Neither occurred.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
A replacement map for North Carolina’s congressional districts was finalized Friday, with its lines redrawn to address alleged extreme partisan bias and endangering reelection prospects for two Republicans next year.
By Gary Robertson, Associated Press
The judges halted the use of these districts less than two months after they struck down state House and Senate districts.
By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
By Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press
The three-judge panel of state judges ruled Tuesday that courts can step in to decide when partisan advantage goes so far it diminishes democracy.
By Gretchen Frazee, Laura Santhanam
Whichever party controls the state legislature after the 2020 elections will be able to redraw the lines based on data from the 2020 census.
The Supreme Court ended its term with two major rulings that could have long-running implications for fundamental U.S. political processes. It blocked a census citizenship question, at least for now, and declared federal courts have no role in policing partisan…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
In a decision that could reshape U.S. politics, the Supreme Court says federal courts have no role in policing partisan redistricting.
Three cases are likely front-page news because of their potential as landmark decisions.
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