May 24, 2019

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings from Michigan, Ohio

The Supreme Court has granted Republican requests to block court-ordered congressional redistricting in Ohio and Michigan in advance of the 2020 elections, Reuters reports.

The state of play: The lower courts found that district boundaries were gerrymandered after the 2010 Census for Republican gain.

What's next: The court will issue rulings on partisan gerrymandering in 2 other cases in the weeks to come.

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