Democrats’ latest hope for fighting gerrymandering: the Supreme Court

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The Wisconsin Democrats who brought the Gill vs. Whitford gerrymandering case to the Supreme Court are the latest example of Dems working at the local level in the hopes of helping the party at every level.

Why it matters: Both parties have taken advantage of drawing districts in their favor, but this case has the potential to fundamentally change how voting maps reflect representative democracy and, ultimately, how each party can gain control of state legislatures or House delegations in the future.