Georgia Congressional Redistricting (2011 Map)
Dwight v. Raffensperger
Lawsuit filed on behalf of individual voters challenging Georgia’s 2011 congressional map for violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The complaint alleges that the map dilutes the votes of African American communities from the 12th Congressional District in central-southeast Georgia — where African Americans had previously elected their preferred candidates — and submerges them in surrounding majority-white districts where they can no longer elect their candidates of choice. The parties entered a stipulation of dismissal.