The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal courts have no rule to play in adjudicating questions of partisan gerrymandering, essentially letting individual states decide how best to deal with the question. In most states, the drawing of congressional and legislative districts is handled by state legislatures. That creates a strong incentive for partisan lawmakers to draw districts in a way that benefits their own party. ' Here’s how it works doe politicians to pick the people instead of the people picking the candidates.
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