SUPREMES BLOCK RULINGS ORDERING GOP TO REDRAW DISTRICT LINES IN TWO KEY SWING STATES

The Daily Caller | 5/24/2019 | Staff
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The Supreme Court temporarily blocked two decisions Friday requiring Republican-controlled legislatures in Michigan and Ohio to produce new legislative district lines ahead of the 2020 election.

There were no noted dissents from the Friday orders. The decision was not surprising, as the justices are currently deciding whether federal courts should even hear partisan gerrymandering disputes.

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Three-judge panels in both cases said the current district lines are unconstitutionally rigged to the benefit of Republicans. The GOP has strong majorities in the congressional delegations of both states, though Democrats and Republicans run competitively in Michigan and Ohio.

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