SCOTUS: All But One Texas District Lawful in Gerrymandering Case - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 25, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s ruling that found multiple Texas congressional districts to be unlawfully gerrymandered, upholding all of the challenged districts except for one, ABC News reports. The justices ruled that Texas House District 90, which surrounds the Fort Worth area, is an “impermissible racial gerrymander” because the state’s legislature changed it to manipulate the percent of the district made up of Hispanic and African-American voters.