League of Women Voters of Michigan v. Johnson
The League of Women Voters of Michigan and eleven Democratic voters filed a lawsuit in federal district court contending that Michigan's 2011 state legislative and congressional maps are unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders in violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. The plaintiffs argue that the legislature unconstitutionally marginalized Democratic constituencies by cracking and packing Democratic voters while efficiently spreading Republican voters across safe Republican districts.
The plaintiffs have asked the court to strike down the maps and establish new maps if the legislature does not pass a constitutional redistricting plan.
- Complaint (December 22, 2017)
- Application for Three-Judge Court and Memorandum of Points and Authorities (December 22, 2017)
- Order Granting Application for Three-Judge Court (December 27, 2017)
- Order Designating Three-Judge Court (January 4, 2018)