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VRA-Inspired GOP Gerrymandering Dilutes Black Influence on Congressional Races (@SquarePeg_Dem)

VRA-inspired gerrymandering marginalizes black voters influence in 2014 congressional & state legislature races. True/false?

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Capitol Confidential » State’s highest court upholds state Senate upsize

This morning, the state Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Senate Majority created a constitutionally permissible 63 district plan. The Times-Union’s Jimmy Vielkind wrote The ruling is a major blow to Democrats hoping to wrest control of the Senate … Continue reading

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Court hears arguments on prison redistricting battle | Politics on the Hudson

Court hears arguments on prison redistricting battle | Politics on the Hudson. Senate Republicans, the state Attorney General’s office and civil rights groups were all in Albany County Supreme Court to make their case in a GOP-led lawsuit over where … Continue reading

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