Given the U.S. Supreme Court’s interest in the independent state legislature theory, its partisan implications are well worth investigating.
Nicholas Stephanopoulos is a legal scholar and lawyer. We reached out to discuss the efficiency gap, a redistricting metric used to measure partisan fairness coined by himself and political scientist Eric McGhee.
The For the People Act leaves open the door to novel barriers erected by wily vote suppressors. How could the Act slam this door shut? The most promising proposal is an amendment drafted by Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY).
Federal legislation to improve America’s elections is now on the table. But there’s another power the House and Senate could use to strengthen American democracy — a power distinct from legislation and all the hurdles that apply to it.
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