New York Times Joins Fight Against Partisan Gerrymandering
May 30, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update
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.
Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Redistricting
May 22, 2017; Featured Item, Blog Post
The Supreme Court gave voting rights activists in North Carolina an important victory this morning, upholding a lower court ruling that the state legislature packed African-American voters into two congressional districts in an effort to dilute their voting strength elsewhere.