Gerrymander Gazette | June 2017
June 19, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, an appeal of a three-judge federal trial court decision that Wisconsin State Assembly districts are an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
NC citizens pack legislative committee room for People's Hearing on Fair Redistricting
June 7, 2017
Legislative leaders refused to give House Bill 200 a hearing. So 150 North Carolinians held their own at the legislature.
CCNC statement on US Supreme Court ruling against gerrymandered NC legislative districts
June 5, 2017
The US Supreme Court rejected a request to review a lower court ruling that found NC lawmakers unconstitutionally gerrymandered the state's legislative districts along racial lines.
Supreme Court Again Rebuffs North Carolina Redistricting Plans
June 5, 2017
How much time and money will be wasted and how many North Carolinians will be denied their fundamental right to elect representatives of their choosing before the state legislature gives up its fight to gerrymander legislative and congressional districts?
New York Times Joins Fight Against Partisan Gerrymandering
May 30, 2017
The New York Times is joining Common Cause’s fight against partisan gerrymandering. In an editorial published this morning, the paper argues that voters should pick their representatives, not the other way around.