Voting Rights Roundup: Supreme Court greenlights fairer Virginia state House map for 2019 elections
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● Virginia: On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 along atypical lines that Virginia Republicans lacked the ability to appeal a case that saw a lower court strike down their state House gerrymander for racial discrimination. That lower court had drawn its own nonpartisan districts instead (shown at the top of this post), and as a result, Virginia will enjoy fairer elections for the state House in this November's elections. The new maps are also more favorable to Democrats, who...

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