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
Whichever party controls the state legislature after the 2020 elections will be able to redraw the lines based on data from the 2020 census.
By Gretchen Frazee, Laura Santhanam
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…
The lawyers allege that a longtime Republican gerrymandering guru, played a key role in pushing the Trump administration to include a citizenship question on the census.
By Larry Neumeister, Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Dan Sewell, Associated Press
A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati ruled unanimously that district boundaries were manipulated for partisan gain by Republican mapmakers.
By Associated Press
The Democrat said in a Monday opinion piece in The Washington Post that he'll focus on redistricting, the process of reconfiguring electoral districts.
By Rachel Parsons, University of Southern California
A historic shift took place in San Juan County, Utah, on Tuesday, when more than 100 years of control by white conservatives on the county commission came to an end.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is upholding Texas' use of electoral districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now. Instead, the justices are sending a dispute over North Carolina's heavily Republican congressional districting map back to a lower court for more work.
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