See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Court to draw new Alabama map with 2 Black congress districts

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
From The Left

A federal court Tuesday vowed to draw a new Alabama congressional map including a second Black-majority district after the Republican-dominated state refused to obey its previous order to rectify its violation of the Voting Rights Act. Accusing the state of “deeply troubling” defiance, the three-judge panel ruled a special master will draw a map in time for the 2024 election with two Black districts instead of just one. “The law requires the creation of an additional district that affords Black Alabamians, like everyone else, a fair and reasonable opportunity to...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right