Here’s how to fix partisan gerrymandering, now that the Supreme Court kicked it back to the states.
- July 2, 2019
- Tony Smith, poli sci, via The Washington Post, July 2, 2019
Charles Anthony Smith, professor of political science and law at the University of
California, Irvine and others write, “On Thursday, the Supreme Court released its
much-anticipated decision in Rucho v. Common Cause, saying that if a legislature draws
districts that disproportionately favor one party — usually called “partisan gerrymandering”
— it’s a “political question” that the federal courts can’t fix. Those who oppose
partisan gerrymandering must therefore fight it in the states, where reformers have
made significant gains.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/07/02/heres-how-fix-partisan-gerrymandering-now-that-supreme-court-kicked-it-back-states/?utm_term=.8709cafccd5d.
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