The Supreme Court’s ruling in an Alabama redistricting case has provided Democrats and voting rights activists with an unexpected opportunity before the 2024 elections. The decision called for new congressional maps that would include more districts in Alabama and potentially other states to benefit Black voters. However, several months after the ruling, no new maps that offer equal representation for Black voters have been created. Republicans in Alabama and Louisiana are resisting the ruling and attempting to keep their current maps in place. The redistricting cases have the potential to switch control of the U.S. House next year.
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