Redistricting; reapportionment, we can’t call the whole thing off

If you sometimes are befuddled by the intersection of the census, redistricting and reapportionment—what each means, how they all talk to each other—don’t feel bad; it is confusing. This article uses Pennsylvania as a demonstration of what census numbers mean for redistricting (“how areas will be divided into districts based on the number of seats a state has”) and reapportionment (“the process of deciding how many seats a state will have in the House of Representatives based on changes in population.”) Things that don’t need explanation: census collection will be infiltrated by liberal activists looking to skew Congressional districts in their favor.

Gerrymandering Symposium: Janus-Like Judicial Restraint in Political Gerrymanders and the Census

6/28: Supreme Court precedent is clear that “a jurisdiction may engage in constitutional political gerrymandering” and that “political considerations are inseparable from districting and apportionment.”

Klukowski: SCOTUS Rules Judges Don’t Have Authority Over Gerrymandering

6/27: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Supreme Court's decision that the court system doesn't have the authority to regulate gerrymandering, and what it means moving forward.