With the Supreme Court denying to review the decision that found the North Carolina legislature had discriminatory intent in passing its election law, what does this mean for the future of North Carolina’s elections?
Although the Supreme Court holds that the Constitution does not require voting district apportionment be based only on voting age citizens, it does not address the issue of whether voting age based apportionment itself is even allowed under the 14th Amendment. ...[Continue Reading]
Given North Carolina’s history with redistricting and its continuous struggle with gerrymandering district lines, a recent lawsuit regarding the 2011 redistricting forced North Carolina legislators to take another look at the district lines. ...[Continue Reading]
A federal appeals court found that exceedingly strict voter ID laws in Texas violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 due to the laws’ disparate impact on minorities. ...[Continue Reading]
U.S. Supreme Court will decide if representation should reflect the number of eligible voters or overall population ...[Continue Reading]