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New districts for 2019 House of Delegates elections (access required)

The majority of the panel accepted new districts proposed by the court-appointed special master whose methodology suggests the voting rights of black voters would not be diluted. Eleven districts had been held as racial gerrymanders in violation of the Equal Protection Clause. Background In June 2018, on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, we held that 11 ...