The Democrats' Voting Rights Bill Could End Partisan Gerrymandering. Republicans Won't Let That Happen.
H.R. 1 would transfer the power to draw congressional districts from state legislatures to independent, non-partisan commissions.
The Supreme Court Is Set to Take on New Gerrymandering Cases
The Supreme Court has never ruled that a gerrymandered map was unconstitutional, and it has so far punted on any opportunities to do so.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an interview about news consumption habits to a feature story on how gerrymandering amplified the interests of the right.
The Lede, Issue #39: Understanding Gerrymandering, Music in Prison, the Hipster Coffee Shop, and More
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How Redistricting in Michigan Has Disenfranchised Voters and Helped the Far Right Capture a Centrist State
Gerrymandering in the Great Lakes State has cost some communities their representation, their schools, and their access to clean drinking water.
Party Lines: Tracking Gerrymandering Cases State by State
Recent court challenges to politically motivated redistricting have yielded several decisions not to decide.
Breaking Down the Supreme Court's Inaction on Gerrymandering
Stanford political scientist Bruce Cain offers his thoughts on redistricting commissions and Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.
Judges Block Republicans' Challenge to the New Pennsylvania Voting Map
Barring a stay from the Supreme Court, the new map will go into effect for the state's May primary.
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court Releases a New Congressional District Map
The new boundaries will go into effect for the 2018 elections.
Can Algorithms Put a Stop to Partisan Gerrymandering?
Researchers are developing algorithms to draw non-partisan district maps.
The Policy Consequences of Partisan Gerrymandering
New research finds the issue of how legislative districts are drawn, currently being considered by the Supreme Court, is far from academic.
Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case Heads to Supreme Court
It's the first time in over a decade the Supreme Court will issue a ruling on a case of "purely partisan gerrymanders."
Will the Supreme Court Allow Legislators to Dilute Voting Power?
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?
'Prison-Based Gerrymandering' Dilutes Blacks' Voting Power
A new report concludes some majority-black legislative districts are penalized because of the way the census bureau counts their imprisoned residents.