Gerrymandering reporter David Daley obtained leaked audio from an ALEC-hosted panel on “surviving redistricting” from earlier this year including Trump voter fraud lackey Hans von Spakovsky and failed judicial nominee Thomas Farr, and published it over at Slate. It’s predictably infuriating.
A nonprofit group linked to former Attorney General Eric Holder is suing in state court to throw out North Carolina’s outrageously gerrymandered congressional district map in time for the 2020 elections. The move follows a favorable court ruling earlier this month on state legislative maps. But with North Carolina prim… Read more
A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they were gerrymandered and unconstitutional under the state constitution. The legislature has until September 18 to redraw them. This case is going to be a window into the future of gerrymandering battles.
More surprises from dead gerrymanderer Thomas Hofeller: his records provided the basis for a legal claim that the North Carolina GOP “misled a federal court to prolong the life of their map of state legislative districts, which had been ruled unconstitutional,” according to the New York Times.