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With clear evidence that the Trump administration wants the question added purely for political advantage, it’s hard to imagine how the justices could allow it to remain.
A citizenship question on the 2020 census could have a lasting impact — including on the Supreme Court itself, argues Brennan Center Fellow Ciara Torres-Spelliscy.
Friend-of-the-court filings flag key themes for the Supreme Court’s census citizenship question case.
Understanding how extreme partisan gerrymandering works.
The Court can end extreme abuses of the redistricting process when it takes on cases challenging North Carolina and Maryland’s congressional maps.
The proposal would ban gerrymandering in the state and establish a citizen’s advisory redistricting commission.
With a strong bipartisan vote, lawmakers have agreed to a create a fairer process for drawing the state’s election maps.
The threat of an added citizenship question has generated concern about how information provided to the government could be used against vulnerable communities.
The Court is expected to issue an opinion before the end of June 2019.
If ratified, the state amendment would transform the way the state draws its maps.