Court rules N.Y. Democrats gerrymandered congressional map

Court rules N.Y. Democrats gerrymandered congressional map

This post was originally published on this siteNew York state Democrats engaged in gerrymandering when drawing new congressional district boundaries for the next decade, a panel of appellate judges ruled.

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Florida’s legislature meets in a special session to adopt new congressional maps

Florida’s legislature meets in a special session to adopt new congressional maps

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican leaders say they’ll approve maps drawn by the governor that eliminate two Black voting districts. Gov. Ron DeSantis insisted on district maps that give an extra advantage to Republicans.

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How will new partisan redistricting maps affect this year’s midterm elections?

How will new partisan redistricting maps affect this year’s midterm elections?

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, about the current redistricting cycle, which he calls “one of the most aggressive in the country’s history.”

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G.O.P. Presses for Greater Edge on Florida and Ohio Congressional Maps

G.O.P. Presses for Greater Edge on Florida and Ohio Congressional Maps

This post was originally published on this siteIn Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a map drawn by his fellow Republicans in the Legislature. In Ohio, Republicans closed in on a G.O.P.-friendly map for the midterm elections.

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Voter turnout in Texas primaries is dramatically low. New political maps and voting law could create more obstacles.

Voter turnout in Texas primaries is dramatically low. New political maps and voting law could create more obstacles.

This post was originally published on this site Texans are heading to the polls for the 2022 primary, and voters will choose party nominees for statewide seats, including governor, and district-based congressional and legislative seats. Early voting lasts from Monday through Feb. 25, and election day is March 1. Historically,...

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Explaining the Impact of Redistricting in Texas, Visually

Explaining the Impact of Redistricting in Texas, Visually

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Texas Republicans revealed their new congressional map last month, our reporters and graphics editors used maps and data to examine the effects.

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