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Alabama's new congressional districts map blocked by judges

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Federal judges block Alabama from using newly drawn congressional districts. Judges: State should have two districts in which Black voters are a sizeable portion of electorate. Alabama Legislature last year approved congressional district lines that maintain one majority-Black district. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall's office said the ruling will be appealed.
10 months ago·Montgomery, United States

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Alabama lawmakers review options after district map blocked

The Alabama House speaker said legislative leaders are discussing how to proceed after federal judges ordered the state to redraw congressional districts

10 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Alabama's new congressional districts map blocked by judges

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal judges on Monday blocked Alabama from using newly drawn congressional districts in upcoming elections, ruling that the state should have two districts — instead of one — in which Black voters are a sizeable portion…

10 months ago·United States
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Federal court blocks Alabama's new congressional map

A federal court blocked Alabama's newly drawn congressional map on Monday, ruling that it likely violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act because it only includes one district where Black voters have the opportunity to elect a candidate of their choice.

10 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Court Throws Out Alabama’s New Congressional Map

A federal panel of judges ordered state lawmakers to redraw the lines, saying Black voters “have less opportunity than other Alabamians” to elect candidates of their choice.

10 months ago·New York, United States
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Federal court orders Alabama redraw Congressional map and create a second majority Black district

The three-judge panel says the "appropriate remedy" is a map that creates a second district that matches the state's demographics.

10 months ago·New York, United States
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Federal court blocks Alabama's new congressional map

By Ethan CohenA federal court blocked Alabama’s newly drawn congressional map on Monday, ruling that it likely violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act because it only includes one district where Black voters have the opportunity to elect a candidate of their choice.The order gives the legislature 14 days to draw a new map that includes “two districts in which Black voters either comprise a voting-age majority or something quite close to it.”…

10 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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