Partisan Gerrymandering Under Federal and State Law

America Votes! Challenges to Modern Election Law & Voting Rights (ABA 4th ed.) (2019)

15 Pages Posted: 1 Jul 2019 Last revised: 21 Jan 2021

Date Written: June 29, 2019

Abstract

This book chapter examines the state of partisan gerrymandering litigation under federal and state constitutional law in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Rucho v. Common Cause.

Keywords: Rucho, partisan gerrymandering, redistricting, voting rights, state constitutions, equal protection, free expression, free association, vote dilution, outlier analysis, partisan symmetry, political question, separation of powers, justiciability

Suggested Citation

Parsons, G. Michael, Partisan Gerrymandering Under Federal and State Law (June 29, 2019). America Votes! Challenges to Modern Election Law & Voting Rights (ABA 4th ed.) (2019), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3412100

G. Michael Parsons (Contact Author)

New York University School of Law ( email )

40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012-1099
United States

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