On Friday, July 14, the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled oral argument in a racial gerrymandering case, Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, for October 11, 2023.
On Monday, May 15, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review a case regarding South Carolina’s congressional map, which was struck down earlier this year for being racially gerrymandered in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, presidential hopeful and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) delivered a speech kicking off her 2024 presidential campaign, where she endorsed identification requirements to vote across the country.
On Friday, Jan. 27, South Carolina Republican lawmakers appealed a decision striking down the state’s congressional map for racial gerrymandering to the U.S. Supreme Court.
On Friday, Jan. 6, a three-judge panel struck down the current configuration of South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District after finding that it is a racial gerrymander in violation of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
On Friday, Dec. 2, a key panel of Democratic National Committee voted to recommend a presidential primary schedule proposed by President Joe Biden with South Carolina earning the coveted “first in the nation” spot.
On Wednesday, the South Carolina state Senate passed H. 4919, legislation expanding early voting, with bipartisan, unanimous support.
South Carolina has agreed to redraw its state House map in order to increase Black representation in certain districts.
On Monday, Feb. 14, a three-judge panel adjudicating a redistricting lawsuit in South Carolina denied an attempt to dismiss the case.
Today, the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP and a voter sued the state over its current congressional and legislative maps, arguing that the districts are malapportioned after the release of 2020 census data.
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