Today, North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, Common Cause and individual Black voters filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new congressional and legislative districts.
Earlier today, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to pause a lower court decision requiring North Dakota to implement legislative districts that comply with the Voting Rights Act.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will not rehear a case that could have drastically impacted redistricting and precedent under the Voting Rights Act.
The Kentucky Supreme Court today upheld the state’s congressional and state House districts, concluding that while both sets of maps are partisan gerrymanders, neither one violates the Kentucky Constitution.
As it was in previous years, one of the main story lines in 2023 is the staggering record of losses Republican lawyers had in court.
Today, in a 4-3 decision, New York’s highest court ruled that the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) must redraw the state’s congressional map before the 2024 elections.
Last week, Republican attorneys general from Alabama and 12 other states submitted an amicus brief further escalating Republicans’ ongoing attack on the Voting Rights Act.
Today, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 11-6 to pause a lower court order that required Galveston County, Texas to implement commissioners courts districts that comply with the Voting Rights Act.
Today, a Nevada voter filed a lawsuit challenging a 2024 ballot initiative that would create an independent redistricting commission in the state.
The Georgia Legislature approved gerrymandered congressional and legislative maps this week after being ordered to draw new districts by a federal judge.