Derek Reinbold // 1/28/18 //
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ordered all 18 Republican-drawn districts to be redrawn, following a finding that they violate the Constitution (WaPo).
The Republican Party has used a combination of dark money, voter ID laws, and political gerrymandering to tip the political scales in its favor, writes Ari Berman at Rolling Stone.
Potential citizenship questions on the 2020 Census could shift the balance of political power towards rural areas and give Republicans a new advantage in drawing electoral boundaries (WaPo).
Governments have rights too, not just powers, argues Eugene Volokh at The Volokh Conspiracy.
President Trump’s voter fraud commission explicitly asked Texas to provide records that identified all voters with Hispanic surnames (WaPo).