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Supreme Court rejects voting-district challenge that would have weakened Los Angeles' clout

Posted By Administration, Monday, April 4, 2016

A conservative effort to shift political power away from fast-growing communities of immigrants fizzled Monday when the Supreme Courtunanimously upheld the current widely used method of counting all persons when drawing up election districts.

The justices ruled that creating voting districts “on the basis of the total population” is constitutional and need not change.

“History, our decisions and settled practice in all 50 states and countless local jurisdictions point in the same direction,” said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Read the whole story at LA Times

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