On Tuesday, May 23, a federal judge temporarily blocked Miami, Florida’s city commission map from being used in the upcoming November 2023 elections, ruling that it is likely an unconstitutional racial gerrymander.
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 Thursday, April 20, the New York Court of Appeals (the state’s highest court) dismissed an appeal of a lawsuit challenging New York’s state Assembly map drawn with 2020 census data.
On Thursday, April 20, New York’s Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) voted 9-1 to pass a new state Assembly map. The map will now go to the Legislature for approval.
On Tuesday, March 14, the North Carolina Supreme Court reheard Harper v. Hall, a previously decided redistricting lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s congressional and legislative maps drawn with 2020 census data.
On Friday, Feb. 3, the North Carolina Supreme Court agreed to rehear two cases.
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. 20, North Carolina Republican legislators asked the North Carolina Supreme Court to rehear a case over the state’s congressional and legislative maps, a blatantly partisan move after control of the state Supreme Court flipped to red in the 2022 midterm elections.
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 Wednesday, Dec. 7, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Moore v. Harper, a case that gives the Court the opportunity to consider the fringe independent state legislature theory.