The Latest on Redistricting
Recent redistricting cases and actions
Campaign Legal Center is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the dangerous and fringe Independent State Legislature (ISL) theory. This extremist legal theory would give state legislatures nearly unchecked power to set the rules for federal elections, handing politicians a license to ignore their own state constitutions and state courts when drawing congressional districts and writing voting laws.
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) is advocating to reinforce the role that Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) plays in blocking redistricting plans that discriminatorily dilute the ability of voters of color to equally participate in the political process.
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and individual Native voters are seeking to defend the North Dakota State House subdistrict that encompasses the Tribe’s Reservation. The district protects tribal citizens’ right to fair representation and was required by the Voting Rights Act.
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