Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court

Source:  Reuters/Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States – manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering – and one the Supreme Court has never curbed. That could soon change, with the Read more »

3 Texas Congressional Districts Voided by the Court

A federal court panel in San Antonio ruled late Friday that the Republican redistricting in 2011 intentionally discriminated against Latino and black voters.  The ruling stemmed from an August 2014 hearing.  The Federal Court invalidated the three districts, with an order issued on Friday.  The ruling has the potential to create more districts with a Read more »