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Judge tosses North Carolina mandatory voter ID amendment citing gerrymandering

A judge in North Carolina on Friday tossed out the state's constitutional supervisor requiring a voter ID, citing prevalent gerrymandering in the state's General Assembly. Wake County Superior Court Judge G. Bryan Collins wrote in a late afternoon rally that the North Carolina General Assembly is so gerrymandered that its members do not truly represent the state's residents and thus …

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New Jersey Democratic partisan gerrymandering amendment is dead. Progressive activists killed it.

Activists with the New Jersey Working Families Alliance and NJ 11th for Change protest against a gerrymandering amendment. Anne Songcayauon Trump Says SNL Sketches Are "Real Scandal" That Should Be Tested in Courts                    Why Nancy Pelosi's Quiet Trump Burn Satisfying Uniquely                    Family of 7-Year-Old Girl Who Died in Border Patrol Custody Denies She Went Days Without Food, Water …

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The plaintiffs in the case N.C. Gerrymandering say new cards are not an option in November

A polling station in Charlotte this spring. A panel of three judges this week ruled that North Carolina's district maps are unconstitutional. (Chuck Burton / AP) The plaintiffs who persuaded federal judges to declare the Republican-drawn Congressional cards of North Carolina unconstitutional have "reluctantly concluded" that there is not enough time for the November elections be to draw new cards. …

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Kennedy's retirement could threaten efforts to end partisan gerrymandering

Voters and Democrats, who in recent years have been the most disadvantaged by Gerrymanderers, say they will continue the struggle by other means. The National Democratic Redistricting Committee, headed by former President Barack Obama and its Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., has targeted political offices in a dozen states this year in an effort to ensure democratic control of …

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Supreme Court allowed most cards to be used in Texas, NC Gerrymandering cases

The court upheld three out of four district cards in Texas that critically discriminated against that minority Voters, but struck one down. In North Carolina, it extinguished a lower court opinion that had invalidated Congress cards there as an unconstitutional partisan Gerrymander. The decision on Monday marked another step by the Supreme Court regarding gerrymandering cases. Last week, the court …

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