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Pennsylvania congressional map battle lands in Supreme Court

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. The filing made late Wednesday asked Justice Samuel Alito ...

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Supreme Court says Virginia redistricting must be reexamined for racial bias

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday told a lower court to reexamine the redistricting efforts of Virginia’s Republican-led legislature for signs of racial bias and gerrymandered legislative districts that dilute the impact of African-American voters. The justices declined to ...

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A look at how New York, other states use redistricting panels

The Constitution requires boundaries for U.S. House districts to be redrawn after each census. While that task typically is done by state legislatures, 13 states use commissions as part of their congressional redistricting process. The amount of legislative involvement with ...

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Forum on proposed constitutional amendment

Voters must decide in November whether to approve Proposal No. 1, the New York Redistricting Amendment to the state Constitution which would create a redistricting commission to redraw the electoral districts after the 2020 census. The League of Women Voter-New ...

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League of Women Voters looks at redistricting

The League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area will host an open forum to discuss results of a recent study by the Center of Governmental Research regarding redistricting. The purpose is to clarify misconceptions regarding new district lines ...

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