Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: gerrymandering

Gerrymandering Lawsuits are Pending in a Dozen...

Gerrymandering is on trial as the U.S. Supreme Court and judges in a dozen states consider whether mapmakers — typically state lawmakers — have...

How Gerrymandering Has Made the Black Vote...

In the aftermath of the dramatic 2017 Virginia legislative elections, many are left trying to make sense of what happened. There were five delegate...

Proportional Representation Could Open Door to More...

With the debate over gerrymandering making its way through the Supreme Court, and voter suppression very much a reality, the issue of fair representation...

As Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Spread, How...

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case of Gill v. Whitford, a political gerrymandering case in Wisconsin, in which Republicans rewrote the...

‘Ready to Roll’: Eric Holder Says Barack...

Witnessing Barack Obama leave the White House was a bitter pill to swallow for many, but former Attorney General Eric Holder says the ex-POTUS...

Federal Courts Strike Down Racial Gerrymandering, Voter...

In a decisive blow to the GOP-controlled state government in North Carolina, a federal appeals court struck down the state’s legislative maps on Wednesday...

Federal Court Calls for 13 NC Districts...

The North Carolina primaries are next month, but recent news report show that there are still legal battles over the election process in the...

6 Startling Ways Voter Disenfranchisement Against Black...

There have been ploys to suppress the Black vote since the Reconstruction Era of 1865-1877. And even since the Voting Rights Act of 1965,...