Judges Toss NAACP’s Claims of Gerrymandering in Georgia

A three-member panel of federal judges dismissed allegations of voting-rights violations brought by the Georgia chapter of the NAACP, finding the group did not prove that a state law allowing for the redistricting of two key districts discriminates against minority voters.

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Supreme Court Affirms Order Striking Down NC Legislative Districts

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower court ruling that struck down 28 state House and Senate districts in North Carolina because they violated the rights of black voters. But in a separate opinion the justices rejected the court’s order to both redraw the districts and hold a special election by November.

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