Voting Rights Act

Restricting Race-Conscious Redistricting

Two decisions by the Supreme Court impose new limits on racial redistricting.

Expanding the Right to Vote

From expanding the electorate to adopting online voter registration, states and localities are engaged in democracy-enhancing efforts.

Redistricting Law Refined

Recent Supreme Court redistricting decisions clarify two important legal developments—but leave the status of partisan gerrymandering claims unresolved.