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A federal district court struck down South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District as racially gerrymandered and ordered the state to enact a remedial plan by March 31.
The 11th Circuit denied the City of Jacksonville’s motion to stay a district court’s ruling requiring it to use one of the plaintiffs’ remedial City Council plans as the case proceeds.
New Mexico’s Supreme Court heard oral arguments on whether partisan gerrymandering claims are nonjusticiable political questions under the New Mexico Constitution.
Utah’s Supreme Court agreed to hear the Utah State Legislature’s appeal as to whether the partisan gerrymandering challenge to the state’s congressional plan should be dismissed.