Los Angeles Times: Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners


“We think there are five justices interested in devising a legal standard to stop partisan gerrymandering,” said Gerry Hebert, executive director of the Campaign Legal Center, a public interest group that advocates for voting rights and fair elections. He said rigged races are “a significant reason for the hyper-partisanship and political gridlock we currently see in state and federal politics.” ...

“Wisconsin has the most extreme partisan map in the United States,” Hebert said.

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