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Supreme Court rules on re-districting in Michigan

June 28, 2019
LANSING — Michigan's Republican-led Legislature will not be forced to redraw legislative and congressional districts for the 2020 election, following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal courts have no role to play in deciding claims of partisan gerrymandering. Read More

Group submits signatures for Michigan re-districting initiative

December 19, 2017
LANSING — A group opposed to political gerrymandering has submitted more than 425,000 signatures for a ballot drive that would empower an independent commission to draw Michigan's congressional and legislative districts, which backers said would make the once-a-decade process less partisan. Read More