The League of Women Voters of North Carolina filed an amicus brief in Rucho v. Common Cause at the U.S. Supreme Court. The League's case, Rucho v. LWVNC, is combined with this case. Both cases will be argued at the court on Tuesday, March 26 with Lamone v. Benisek.
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The case of League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Rucho challenges North Carolina’s 2016 congressional redistricting plan, arguing the plan violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
The League filed a brief in the case of Common Cause v. Rucho with the Supreme Court on October 31.
The LWVNC v. Rucho case is a partisan gerrymandering challenge to the North Carolina congressional map. Partisan gerrymandering is the practice of drawing electoral district lines in a way that discriminates against a political party.