Voting bill seeks to crack down on gerrymandering

“The new bill is really, really clear to the point of being mechanical,” Nick Stephanopoulos, a professor at Harvard Law School, told The Hill. Within 15 days of a court challenge, new maps would have to be evaluated in light of how they compare to four recent elections — two in presidential election years and two with Senate races — with courts immediately blocking those shown to have a heavily partisan tilt.

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