On Friday, Feb. 3, the North Carolina Supreme Court agreed to rehear two cases.
Temperatures may be cooling as February kicks off, but activity in the courtroom is heating up.
If it is close enough, the outcome of redistricting litigation may be decisive in who holds the speaker’s gavel on Jan. 3, 2025.
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.
Since the release of 2020 census data, Democracy Docket tracked 111 lawsuits challenging maps (or lack thereof) related to 2020 redistricting. Here’s what we noticed.
North Carolina’s Republican-controlled Legislature has never been shy about abusing its power to undermine free and fair elections.
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.
Even though the 2022 elections have come and gone, the redistricting process is still far from over. Some states are already heading back to the drawing board to create new maps. Here’s what’s going on in redistricting in 2023.
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.
Happy 2023! Now that we’re out of the rapid-fire pace of election-related litigation, lawsuits will progress on a slower basis.
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