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Federal, State Lawsuits Seek Constitutional Clarity on ‘Racial Gerrymanders’

By John Haughey It’s a fine litigative line: Gerrymandering by a majority party for political purposes is legal because elections have consequences. But if the consequences of gerrymandering predetermine election results by diluting the voting efficacy of racial minorities, then it is illegal. Defining when “racial gerrymandering” is constitutional and when it is not is […]