In a rare higher-court ruling against Gerrymandering, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has rejected the state’s congressional district map that has been in place since 2011.
Our nonprofit partner, the Public Interest Law Center is working with experts across the nation and Pennsylvania state legislatures to ensure the constitutionality of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision as the case is expected to be brought to the United States Supreme Court.
The Court order declares that a new map be drawn by the Pennsylvania legislature by February 9, and signed by Governor Wolf no later than February 15. Failure to meet these deadlines will put the map drawing responsibilities in the hands of a 5-2 Democratic Pennsylvanian Supreme Court.
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