U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Require Texas to Draw New Districts In Time for 2018 Election

On the evening of September 12, the U.S. Supreme Court countermanded two rulings of lower federal courts in Texas, and said that Texas need not draw new districts in time for the 2018 election. One case involved U.S. House districts; the other state house districts. See this Scotusblog post. The vote was 5-4.


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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Require Texas to Draw New Districts In Time for 2018 Election — 2 Comments

  1. 1/2 or less votes x 1/2 rigged districts = 1/4 or less CONTROL
    — since 1964 SCOTUS gerrymander cases.

    PR and AppV — before the EVIL rotted gerrymander oligarch/monarch control freak HACKS (ie communist and fascist statists) in the Congress and State regimes cause Civil W-A-R II to openly start.

    IE — 1860 times at least 10,000.

  2. The district court had refused to finalize their ruling, preventing Texas from appealing the decision.

    Texas was given two alternatives: (1) have the legislature draw new districts, in essence agreeing that the current districts were illegal; or (2) negotiate with the plaintiffs and the court to draw a remedial plan.

    The stay permits an appeal to be made, and which the SCOTUS will likely take. In the meantime, the elections will be conducted using districts that the federal court itself drew in 2012, and have been used in every election since then.

    It is conceivable that if the SCOTUS issues a ruling next spring/summer that the 2018 election could be conducted as a special election as happened in 1996 and 2006.

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