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The light at the end of this tunnel may blind the Left for years to come

The light at the end of this tunnel may blind the Left for years to come

Coach is Right ^ | 6/10/15 | Kevin “Coach” Collins

Posted on 6/10/2015, 1:22:10 PM by Oldpuppymax

This is another story that will make you say “Gee too bad the Republicans will find a way to throw this advantage away,” because they will.

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The Supreme Court will soon be handing down a decision in the matter of Evenwel v. Abbott, No. 14-940. In this case the Court might rule that “One man one vote” means “One legal voter, one vote.” The plaintiffs argued that because all Congressional Districts are roughly equal in population size at about 700,000 on average, but not all districts have an equal number of legal voters, those districts with fewer legal voters are at an advantage.

Because this is a case that comes from Texas, the Texas Tribune offers a clean and simple explanation of Evenwel saying, “At the heart of their argument is the disparity between the number of eligible voters in rural and urban areas. For example, the project has noted that Evenwel comes from a mostly rural district with about 584,000 voters, while an adjacent, mostly urban district has just 372,000. The difference, according to the plaintiffs, means the urban voters have more influence.”

If the Court sides with Evenwel, states could reshape districts so they take up huge geographic areas that amount to…

(Excerpt) Read more at coachisright.com …

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