Roll Call: How the Courts Could Upend Gerrymandering


Congressional maps in key battleground states such as Pennsylvania have shifted the political balance of Congress toward Republicans — but that could soon change.

President Barack Obama and other leading Democrats are making their first moves this month on a push to change how states draw congressional districts.


Election experts say the Supreme Court case is the best chance to reduce partisan gerrymandering. Paul Smith, a veteran Supreme Court advocate who joined the Campaign Legal Center for redistricting challenges, will argue the Wisconsin case before the Supreme Court.

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