H.R. 1 would transfer the power to draw congressional districts from state legislatures to independent, non-partisan commissions.
The Supreme Court has never ruled that a gerrymandered map was unconstitutional, and it has so far punted on any opportunities to do so.
The answer: pretty well.
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Gerrymandering in the Great Lakes State has cost some communities their representation, their schools, and their access to clean drinking water.
Recent court challenges to politically motivated redistricting have yielded several decisions not to decide.
Stanford political scientist Bruce Cain offers his thoughts on redistricting commissions and Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.
Barring a stay from the Supreme Court, the new map will go into effect for the state's May primary.
Researchers are developing algorithms to draw non-partisan district maps.
New research finds the issue of how legislative districts are drawn, currently being considered by the Supreme Court, is far from academic.
It's the first time in over a decade the Supreme Court will issue a ruling on a case of "purely partisan gerrymanders."
Arizona’s state legislature is unhappy about losing the ability to draw district lines, which has resulted in a major lawsuit. What will the Supreme Court say, and will its decision call into question a host of other electoral reforms?
A new report concludes some majority-black legislative districts are penalized because of the way the census bureau counts their imprisoned residents.