The Supreme Court wants further briefing on whether it retains jurisdiction
Did the state court have jurisdiction to grant rehearing?
An amicus brief by Professor Derek Muller suggests the justices need not confront the "Independent State Legislature" doctrine head on.
Despite an overwhelming sense that the country is headed in the wrong direction, the only way most voters will fire an incumbent is by voting for a different incumbent instead.
Cynical single-party gerrymandering contributes to and is driven by the hyperpartisanship that defines American politics right now.
The less of our lives we allow to be put to a vote, the better.
Advanced statistics and redistricting reformers combined to kill one of the country's worst gerrymanders.
A new paper makes the economic case for throwing the bums out as often as possible.
Contrary to some of the more breathless reactions, it doesn't suggest a conspiracy to help Republicans win elections by disenfranchising black voters.
Maryland Democrats Hate Gerrymandering So Much, They're Trying To Eliminate the State's Lone Republican District
When it comes to drawing congressional districts, concerns about the legitimacy of democracy seemingly go out the window.
One of the big losers in the Illinois redistricting plan is Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a moderate Republican who voted to impeach Trump.
Republicans rode an electoral wave in 2010 and used that perch to draw favorable congressional districts in many states. Will Democrats have the same opportunity after this year?
Even if the president's motives were partisan, a more plausible cover story would have been enough to pass judicial muster.
A strange ambiguity about yesterday's decision in Rucho v. Common Cause
State legislatures and Congress can (and probably should) take steps to limit partisan gerrymandering. This was never an issue for the courts to settle.
And that whole Voting Rights Act justification? Kinda the opposite, actually.
The Supreme Court weighs in.
A Republican gerrymander in North Carolina and a Democratic gerrymander in Maryland give the court another chance to set some rules for redistricting.
The status quo is bad for voters, candidates, and democracy. State legislatures should try to fix it.
Incarcerated prisoners are counted where they're jailed for representation purposes, even though they usually cannot vote.
Chief Justice John Roberts makes clear he cares about individual rights, not collective grievances.
A higher non-response rate among illegal immigrants is a goal to be celebrated, not some minor potential side effect to be lamented, Kris Kobach, David Vitter, and other would-be gerrymanderers stress.
If Republicans get crushed in November, it will be because they tied themselves to an unpopular president and abandoned promises to cut spending.
The SCOTUS won't get involved in a dispute over Pennsylvania's congressional district lines. Could an algorithm succeed where lawmakers and judges have failed?
The GOP-drawn districts are some of the worst gerrymandering in the country. But the state Supreme Court waded into ugly partisan politics by killing them.
Social science could help identify objective principles for creating competitive voting districts.
Independent redistricting commissions may not be as politically-neutral as theorized, says new study