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Evenwel v. Abbott

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Population/Census,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/14-940

Unanimous Supreme Court decision that states may apportion districts by total population.  A conservative group in Texas sought to have the one-person, one-vote principle of the 1962 Baker v. Carr decision interpreted as including only persons eligible to vote.  From the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University