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Will the Democrats Fight To Save Democracy?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. May2022, Vol. 253 Issue 5, p27-30. 4p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:The article focuses on the electoral redistricting reform efforts of the U.S. Democratic Party to protect American democracy and voting rights. Topic discussed are Senate filibuster as an obstacle to the For the People Act and John Lewis Voting Rights ...

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Congressional apportionment and the fourteenth amendment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Choice. Jul2022, Vol. 192 Issue 1/2, p115-126. 12p. 1 Diagram, 2 Charts.

Abstract:This paper examines state interest in the nine bases of congressional seat apportionment considered for the House of Representatives as part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. We ask, what if voters preferred apportionments that delive...

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TRENDS: The Geography of Law: Understanding the Origin of State and Federal Redistricting Cases.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Research Quarterly. Dec2021, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p779-794. 16p.

Abstract:Knowing where legal complaints arise can tell us something about them and reveal clues about their conditions of origin. In this paper, we examine the geographic origins of litigation challenging the boundaries of electoral districts—an increasingly sa...

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Can the Party in Power Systematically Win a Majority in Close Legislative Elections? Evidence from US State Assemblies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics; Apr2022, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p1149-1164, 16p

Abstract:Copyright of Journal of Politics is the property of The Southern Political Science Association and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, us...

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Primary pugilism.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 8/20/2022, Vol. 444 Issue 9309, p20-21. 2p.

Abstract:The article reports on how the redistricting in New York resulted in the rivalry between once-allies, Representatives Jerry Nadler and Carolyn Maloney in the Democratic congressional primary for the 12th district. Also cited are the accomplishments of ...

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Arizona Redistricting History and Litigation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Arizona State Law Journal. Fall2021, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p839-852. 14p.

Abstract:The author reflects on the establishment of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. Topics discussed include the population growth in the state, a brief history of the state's reapportionment battles that led to this establishment, and the re...

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Partisan Gerrymandering and the Construction of American Democracy

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Construction of American Democracy

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:Erik J. Engstrom offers a historical perspective on the effects of gerrymandering on elections and party control of the U.S. national legislature. Aside from the requirements that districts be continuous and, after 1842, that each select only one repre...

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Another round of election-rigging.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 2/12/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9283, p17-18. 2p.

Abstract:The article reports on the redistricting by both Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Also cited are the alleged practice of many politicians to abuse their power by gerrymandering to favour their political parties, how Republicans were favoured in th...

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