Supreme Court: Partisan Gerrymandering Claims Don’t Belong in Federal Court

Thursday morning the Supreme Court voted 5-4 on a ruling regarding gerrymandering.

The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain.

This decision could encourage political line drawing for partisan gain in the next round of redistricting after the 2020 census.

The court rejected challenges to Republican drawn congressional districts in North Carolina and a Democratic district in Maryland.