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'The System Is Broken’: With No Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It Worse?

Jun 28, 2019 - The New York Times

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — For most of this decade, North Carolina Democrats have complained that the Republican-led legislature has aggressively altered the state’s voting rules and redrawn electoral maps to secure an overwhelming partisan advantage.

On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court said it couldn’t do anything about it.

The decision by the justices not to intervene in even the most blatant partisan gerrymanders was a letdown to many liberals in this evenly divided purple s...