Initiative

Redistricting Reform and the 2018 Elections 

October 26, 2018

This November, voters in four states – Michigan, Missouri, Colorado, and Utah – will vote on ballot measures that would create independent commissions or other non-partisan processes to draw congressional or state legislative districts, as Josh Douglas and Rick Hasen have noted in previous posts in this series. At the same time, litigation challenging partisan…

The Next Threat to Redistricting Reform

October 22, 2018

These are perilous times even for those who think that federal courts have no business messing with how state legislatures draw lines for legislative and congressional districts and that the issue is best left up to each state’s political system. Now that Justice Anthony Kennedy has left the stage, it is unlikely that the Court…