On a party line vote, Supreme Court restores Texas’ Republican-drawn maps
Original story at thinkprogress.org• 3 mentions • 1 week ago
thinkprogress.org 1 week ago
In a victory for Republicans, all the Republican members of the Supreme Court joined a pair of orders handed down Tuesday, staying a lower court decision which struck down two Republican-drawn districts. All four of the Court’s Democrats would have denied the stay. Tuesday evening’s orders are the latest development in a long, winding challenge to Texas’ gerrymandered maps. You can read a summary of the many twists and turns in this case, as well as the legal issues before the Supreme Court, here. The crux of the case is that, last month, a three-judge panel of federal judges held ...