REDISTRICTING

To Learn More about partisan redistricting, here are some further resources:

2017 Redistricting Study

For a basic discussion about the redistricting process:

bit.ly/redistricting101


Courts around the nation are taking up the issue of redistricting.

Read about the state of redistricting litigation throughout the nation - a Brennan Center report:

http://bit.ly/2pQoeNX

The U.S. Supreme Court has left intact a lower court ruling in a North Carolina case:

http://nyti.ms/2qKvi3O

And the Supreme Court will consider an appeal from a decision in Wisconsin that may have found that holy grail. The case, Gill v. Whitford, No. 16-1161, arrives at the court in the wake of a wave of Republican victories in state legislatures that allowed lawmakers to draw election maps favoring their party.

http://nyti.ms/2ql8UNB


Read the League's effort to come to concurrence on redistricting:

http://bit.ly/2nd8kk4

And read about what's happening with other Leagues around the nation:


http://lwvnc.org/act/league-action-items/fair-elections/

http://www.lwvohio.org/


A brief presentation with map on redistricting from 2009, just before the last state lines were redrawn:

https://youtu.be/ahR3vs0EdmI


News reports on redistricting:

http://wapo.st/2rn9ZFs (How GOP gerrymandering is protecting Trump)

http://bit.ly/2rAEapH (Republicans move redistricting behind closed doors)


What Utahns think about redistricting:

http://bit.ly/2r1G4mn (The road back to functional government)


A review of David Daley's book, Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal American's Democracy can be found at:

http://bit.ly/2mLjlZ6

and

American Democracy Betrayed

http://bit.ly/2lIek3X

 


A PowerPoint presentation focusing on the legal background of partisan gerrymandering and the Wisconsin case to be heard during the next term of the U.S. Supreme Court is found at:

http://bit.ly/2lIfi04

 


For Utah specific information on elections and redistricting in 2011 see:

http://bit.ly/2mLvhtZ

 


Another site for redistricing information can be at the National Association of State Legislatures

http://www.ncsl.org/research/redistricting.aspx