Supreme Court to decide election rigging case

A much-anticipated U.S. Supreme Court showdown soon will decide whether America’s major political parties can continue to rig American elections without violating the Constitution.

The case of Whitford vs. Gill will test the court’s willingness to finally set constitutional limits on that long-standing, pervasive form of election rigging known as partisan gerrymandering.

Taking center stage in Whitford, and playing a pivotal role, will be the innovative idea of a San Francisco political scientist.

Eric McGhee’s “efficiency gap” model may prove to be the elusive standard the court has been seeking to enable the justices to identify and rein in excessively partisan gerrymanders.

Read the whole story in the San Francisco Chronicle

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One comment

  1. if he’s from Frisco,.. yu can bet it nothing but another demorat plan to RIG MORE elections. Lets hope the Surpremes see this and the New Judge .. Justice Gorsuch will agree thats whats needed. The dem’s can no longer win elections fairly.. Their ideas are that unpopular that they have to resort to rigging elections

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