redistricting

“One person, one vote?” SCOTUS hears arguments in two cases that could affect voting districts nationwide

Evenwel v. Abbott The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this week in two cases that involve issues that could impact voting in the U.S. The first was Evenwel v. Abbott, out of Texas, which involved an analysis of the “one person, one vote” methodology currently in place for apportioning legislative districts.  Voting districts are currently …

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Ohio’s Issue 1 has broad bipartisan support

With Election Day looming in just under two weeks (on November 3) Ohio’s Issue 1 has gotten little attention compared with the other issues on the ballot, but is a proposal with wide-ranging support, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Issue 1 is the redistricting amendment, which would change the process for drawing Ohio’s voting districts for …

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Arizona redistricting case and its impact in Ohio

Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission may soon have an impact in Ohio. In the Arizona case the Supreme Court found that a state can appoint an independent commission to redistrict congressional districts without violating the Elections Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Ohio has already proposed an independent commission to redistrict voting …

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