The U.S. Supreme Court has heard the arguments in the Wisconsin Gill v. Whitford anti-partisan gerrymandering case, and is set to announce in June whether to allow the lower court’s ruling to stand. But the Wisconsin case isn’t the only case, and the Campaign Law Center’s specialist Annabelle Harkless talks about North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, […]
The last time our Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing spoke with Bill Whitford, he was hoping to attract the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court with a lawsuit charging the State of Wisconsin with an illegal gerrymander. Since then, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case, marking the first time the Court […]
In 2004, Justice Anthony Kennedy broke a 4-4 tie in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Viedith v. Jubelierez. The case involved a redistricting plan completed after the 2000 U.S. census and approved by the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania state legislature. In his separate, and ultimately, deciding, concurrent decision, Kennedy said that the Supreme Court […]
Barry Burden speaks with WORT’s Darien Lamen about why a Wisconsin trial could set a new precedent for the way voting maps are drawn across the country.