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Protesters against gerrymandering at a March 2019 rally coinciding with Supreme Court hearings on major redistricting cases. After the court said the federal judiciary has no role in partisan redistricting cases, legal action is focused on state courts. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina Gerrymandering Trial Could Serve As Blueprint For Other States

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Activists at the Supreme Court opposed to partisan gerrymandering hold up representations of congressional districts from North Carolina (left) and Maryland on March 26. On June 27, justices decided that the practice is beyond the reach of federal courts. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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To Gerrymander Or Not To Gerrymander? That's The Question For Democrats

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Sara Fitzgerald and Michael Martin, both with the group One Virginia, protest gerrymandering in front of the Supreme Court in March 2018. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Redistricting Guru's Hard Drives Could Mean Legal, Political Woes For GOP

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Supporters of Missouri's redistricting ballot measure hold signs behind former state Sen. Bob Johnson during a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., in August. David A. Lieb/AP hide caption

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Missouri Voters Backed An Anti-Gerrymandering Measure; Lawmakers Want To Undo It

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Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., speaks during a news conference to unveil House Democrats' anti-corruption bill, the For the People Act, at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina will join Virginia and 17 other states that require voters to show a photo ID to vote. A sign notifies voters that a photo ID is required at the Clarke County Schools office polling location in Berryville, Va., on Nov. 6, 2018. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call,Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Attorney General candidate Justin Nelson leads a pub crawl across three congressional districts in downtown Austin - the Pub Crawl to End Gerrymandering. Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT hide caption

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After Supreme Court Punts On Gerrymandering, Democrats Make It A Campaign Issue

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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in October on the day arguments took place in a case about political maps in Wisconsin. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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A man with a set of maps heads to a federal courthouse in San Antonio last year for a redistricting trial. Texas is one of three states with cases in redistricting before the Supreme Court. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger says Democrats are looking to deflect blame for their electoral losses. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Redistricting Reform Advocates Say The Real 'Rigged System' Is Gerrymandering

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A federal panel ruled Friday that three of Texas's Congressional districts, including the 35th, shown here, were illegally drawn by the state's Republicans. Screengrab by NPR/Google Maps hide caption

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Understanding Congressional Gerrymandering: 'It's Moneyball Applied To Politics'

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