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Uncertainty Looms After Judge Rejects Louisiana’s New Majority-Black Voting District

Posted on AllSides May 7th, 2024
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Louisiana lawmakers are still fighting hard to keep the state’s second majority-Black House district from ever seeing the light of day. Last week, three federal judges rejected a map drawn that contained a second majority-Black district. Gov. Jeff Landry and state Attorney General Liz Murrill both supported the map. The rejected map was drawn in January after a judge blocked a map from 2022 that only had one Black-majority district and five mostly white districts, in a state with a population that’s about one-third Black, according to AP. A group...

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