Posted by: Patrick Allen Foster | March 19, 2018

Federal Courts Let Stand the New Congressional District Map Drawn by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court

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A panel of three district court judges has rejected a Republican bid to block the new Pennsylvania congressional voting map.

Also: the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to get involved.

Says Kevin Drum:

If you’re in a pessimistic mood, this ruling doesn’t mean much since the Republican case was really weak from the start. If you’re in an optimistic mood, it might suggest that the Supreme Court is becoming less tolerant of blatant gerrymandering.

Image Source: Pennsylvania Courts, via Wikipedia.

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