Breaking News: Common Cause Challenge to Partisan Gerrymandering Headed to Trial
August 29, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update
A panel of federal judges ruled Tuesday afternoon that the case of Common Cause v. Rucho can proceed to trial, denying a request by lawyers for the state legislature to delay the lawsuit. The case challenges partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina.
Another Missed Opportunity
August 21, 2017; Featured Item, Status Update
North Carolina lawmakers had a golden opportunity this month to adopt fair, nonpartisan standards for drawing new legislative voting districts. Instead, they opted for politics as usual, keeping partisanship at the core of a deeply flawed redistricting process.