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Partisan Gerrymandering: Courts Should Keep Out of the Debate

Hans A. Von Spakovsky and Michael Watson, National Review

The allocation of representatives in a state legislature or in the U.S. House of Representatives is a fundamental political question that cannot be resolved without political considerations. Democrats know this, which is why they are demanding major revisions to the way elections are held for the U.S. House of Representatives in their H.R. 1 bill — major revisions they could exploit to increase their political power. Funny, they never complained about partisan redistricting that favored the Democrat party when they controlled a majority of state legislatures. Claims that this or that system for drawing the boundary lines of state and congressional districts is “nonpolitical” are a myth.

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/06/partisan-gerrymandering-supreme-court-cases-maryland-north-carolina/