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.
After a lawsuit found Latinx citizens underrepresented, Mission Viejo could become the first California city to enact "cumulative voting."
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.
The new boundaries will go into effect for the 2018 elections.
Researchers are developing algorithms to draw non-partisan district maps.
It's the first time in over a decade the Supreme Court will issue a ruling on a case of "purely partisan gerrymanders."
Creating nice-looking congressional districts can often undermine their far more important political qualities—but that hasn't stopped people from trying.
An alternate voting system being tested in several cities around the world could have some surprising long-term effects.
Texas Republicans won Friday as the Supreme Court rejected a judicially drawn redistricting map, but not for the reasons you might think.