Monday, March 21, 2011

"NAACP Sues Mississippi Over Redistricting"

"The NAACP claims in a federal class action that the Mississippi Legislature's redistricting plan unconstitutionally dilutes black voting strength. While an ideal redistricting draws districts with population variations of plus or minus 5 percent, Mississippi's state Senate districts vary by as much as 69 percent, and its House districts by as much as 134 percent, the NAACP says."

The Courthouse News Service has more

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