The plan worked. In 2016, Republican congressional candidates won 53 percent of the statewide vote. But, they are again in 10 of the 13 congressional districts, or 77 percent of them.
In 2018, the statewide vote was divided into three seats.
The case, Rucho v. Common Cause, No. 18-422, pending an appeal from a decision in August by a three-judge panel of a Federal District Court in North Carolina. The ruling found that the Republican legislators had violated the Constitution by drawing the districts to the electoral chances of Democratic candidates.
Mr. Bartlett had won his 2010 race by a margin of 28 percentage points. In 2012, he lost to Representative John Delaney, a Democrat, by a 21-point margin.
Last year, after the Supreme Court returned to the United States District Court in Maryland, a three-judge panel of that court
The Supreme Court is being judged by the last sentence of the sentence, and by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was silent on the court , Justice Kennedy, in his questions last term and in a 2004 concurring opinion, left the door open to the possibility that some kinds of political gamesmanship may be too extreme.