by Aviva Shen Posted on October 14, 2014
The problem is, Gillespie was a key architect in Republicans' gerrymandering effort that led to the Virginia maps in the first place.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 7, 2014 Updated: October 7, 2014
Should the new maps produce a congressional delegation that more closely resembles the state's partisan preferences, it is likely that Democrats will gain 2-3 seats in the House.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 2, 2014
The Supreme Court of the United States may be poised to give the Republican Party a big gift -- more seats in Arizona's delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives.
by Ian Millhiser, Nicole Flatow Posted on September 23, 2014 Updated: September 24, 2014
The Constitution, to borrow a phrase from Chief Justice Roberts, is no longer "safe for the summer."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 23, 2014
If Florida's new maps are valid, however, then that suggests that Florida's constitutional safeguard against gerrymandering are much weaker than they once appeared.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on August 8, 2014 Updated: August 10, 2014
"If you can control who votes and where they vote, you control the power."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 1, 2014 Updated: August 1, 2014
"There is authority that both justifies pushing back the November 4th election date and suggests that logistically, it can be done. Under the circumstances before me, I believe that the law requires that I at least consider the possibility."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on July 15, 2014
If Florida's congressional map is redrawn in compliance with the court order, Democrats will likely gain two seats in the U.S. House.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on July 11, 2014 Updated: July 11, 2014
Florida's congressional districts are some of the most GOP-friendly in the country. They also violate the state constitution.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 28, 2014
Shortly after the 2012 elections, the Republican State Leadership Committee released a report boasting that gerrymandering “paved the way to Republicans retaining a U.S. House majority in 2012.”