Historically, the League has worked hard for more representative redistricting, and this year is actively involved in protecting the rights of minority voters and defending the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 on several fronts. Read this comprehensive article on voting rights in The Nation.
This article references a North Carolina legal challenge in which the state League is a plaintiff and quotes national League president Elisabeth MacNamara on the blatantly discriminatory redistricting plans passed earlier this year in Texas. Clearly, it is important that we continue to advocate for voters of all backgrounds and demand fair and transparent redistricting processes. We will share additional updates as we have them.