Supreme Court to Consider Virginia State House Gerrymandering Case

Justices previously rebuffed challenge to state’s congressional district map

The court ruled last month that Virginia Republicans couldn't challenge a ruling that created a new congressional district map. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
The court ruled last month that Virginia Republicans couldn't challenge a ruling that created a new congressional district map. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted June 6, 2016 at 10:00am

The Supreme Court will consider next term a challenge to the map for Virginia’s House of Delegates, including whether 12 districts are unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.

The case arrives less than a month after the justices ruled against a challenge to the state’s congressional district maps.

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