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Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case --State wins stay from justices on 5-4 vote | 19 June 2017 | The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case from Wisconsin that could clarify whether redistricting plans can be unconstitutional because they're too partisan. Last November, a three-judge panel of a federal district court ruled 2-1 that the Republican-drawn maps for Wisconsin's State Assembly were impermissibly biased against Democrats. The high court also signaled Monday that it may well split along partisan lines. The justices voted 5-4 to stay a requirement that the state file a new redistricting plan by Nov. 1.