Fair Voting

The partisan gerrymandering cases that could shape the future of Southern politics

With the 2020 elections approaching, the U.S. Supreme Court is considering redistricting cases that could profoundly affect the South’s electoral landscape — and thus the nation’s — for years to come. https://www.facingsouth.org/2019/03/partisan-gerrymandering-cases-could-shape-future-southern-politics?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=5cad46e7-d67c-488a-a25e-049d894477dd

The Supreme Court Takes Another Look At Partisan Redistricting

Partisan gerrymandering is back at the U.S. Supreme Court. A year and a pivotal justice’s retirement after the high court dodged the question, those seeking to break the political stranglehold over legislative redistricting are urging the justices to draw a line beyond which the Republican and Democratic parties cannot go in entrenching their political power, …

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SC’s capital county failed to count hundreds of November election ballots

COLUMBIA — Ballots cast by 1,040 Richland County voters were not counted in last November’s election — another voting mishap in the state’s capital county. While the missing ballots did not affect the outcome of any races and accounted for less than 1 percent of the 142,805 votes cast in the county, the failure to count all votes damages …

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Does My Vote Really Matter, Though? An Honest Answer To Whether It Counts

So you turned out to vote and your preferred candidate didn’t win. It’s frustrating, we get it. And you’ve heard time and time again that your vote matters, but does it really? There are millions of people out there, and you’re just one person with just one vote. Does that really make any difference? Wouldn’t …

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