Kansas Supreme Court upholds GOP-drawn House map

Kansas Supreme Court upholds GOP-drawn House map

This post was originally published on this siteThe Kansas Supreme Court upheld a Republican-drawn House map that would split a racially diverse county in the state in two, reversing a decision made by a Kansas judge last month to toss out the map. “A majority of the court holds that,...

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Congressional map drawn by Kansas Republicans is unconstitutional, Wyandotte County judge rules

Congressional map drawn by Kansas Republicans is unconstitutional, Wyandotte County judge rules

This post was originally published on this site Wyandotte County District Judge Bill Klapper ruled Monday that Kansas Republicans violated the state constitution by targeting residents on the basis of politics and race when drawing new congressional districts. Klapper’s order, which is certain to be appealed to the Kansas Supreme...

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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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Missouri legislators reach redistricting compromise

Missouri legislators reach redistricting compromise

This post was originally published on this siteThe Missouri state Senate on Thursday reached a compromise on new congressional district map lines, ending a deep division among Republicans that created a month-long impasse in one of the final states left to complete the decennial redistricting…

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Supreme Court Sides With Republicans in Case on Wisconsin Redistricting

Supreme Court Sides With Republicans in Case on Wisconsin Redistricting

This post was originally published on this siteThe justices sent a case on legislative maps back to a state court for another look, but they refused a request to block the state’s congressional maps.

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Pa. Supreme Court is about to rule on the state’s congressional district map

Pa. Supreme Court is about to rule on the state’s congressional district map

This post was originally published on this sitePennsylvania’s Supreme Court is deliberating what the state’s congressional map should look like. The verdict may decide whether Republicans or Democrats have the edge in November’s 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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