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'Shockwaves.' How a Supreme Court decision on Alabama could 'shake up' the 2024 election

Posted on AllSides June 10th, 2023
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WASHINGTON – An unexpected Supreme Court decision this week that Alabama likely diluted the power of African American voters appears likely to have a significant impact on other states and may wind up increasing the number of Democratic lawmakers that voters send to the House of Representatives. In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected Alabama’s argument that a “race blind” approach to drawing congressional districts was permitted under the Voting Rights Act. The map includes one district out of seven in which Black voters represent a majority, even...

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