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Court to Wisconsin: Redraw Districts Now

A federal court has ruled unanimously that Wisconsin can't wait until its redistricting case is heard by the Supreme Court to redraw the state's legislative maps because they were too partisan in favor of Republicans.

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A Nation Divided by Politics, Drink and Television

If you're raising a toast this holiday season, what's in your glass is a good indication of how you voted.

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Where and When Redistricting Meets Elections: North Carolina in 2017

Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia will not be alone next year when they hold their legislative elections—North Carolina will join them.

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Wisconsin Redistricting May Be Headed for Supreme Court

On Monday, a three-judge federal court struck down Wisconsin’s legislative district maps, which were drawn five years ago during this decade’s redistricting process. Here are three things to know about Whitford v. Gill.

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SCOTUS Kicks Virginia Redistricting Case for Lack of Standing

If you were expecting the third redistricting case the U.S. Supreme Court decided this term to be a blockbuster … you will be disappointed.

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Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Arizona Redistricting Plan

In Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court confirms that state and local governments don’t have to apportion legislative districts perfectly, but they do need a good reason for failing to doing so.

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Status Quo Prevails in Significant Redistricting Case

In what has been described as the most important “one-person, one-vote” case since the U.S. Supreme Court adopted the principle more than 50 years ago, the courtheld that states may apportion state legislative districts based on total population. Local governments may do the same. 

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Redistricting at the Mid-Cycle Point

Redistricting is, for most states, either five years in the past or five years in the future.

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