Bloomberg View: The Supreme Court's Chance to End the Gerrymander


There are good reasons for the court’s reticence about gerrymandering, the practice of drawing legislative districts to exploit partisan advantage. Partisan loyalties are fluid, and there’s no “apolitical” way to draw voting districts. The court is also mindful of the legislative branch’s prerogative to conduct its own affairs. Nevertheless, the court has accepted a Wisconsin case that shows a way to make congressional elections more fair and efficient.

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