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SCOTUS Gerrymandering Ruling: Progressives Must Respond by Winning Back the States
AMERICA VOTES AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS REDOUBLE COMMITMENT TO FIGHT FOR FAIR MAPS ACROSS THE COUNTRY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2019
Emily Brown, email@example.com
Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to allow the continued use of North Carolina’s gerrymandered congressional districts, America Votes President Greg Speed released the following statement:
“Today’s decision from the Supreme Court refusing to rein in partisan gerrymandering undermines the nation’s core values of free and fair elections and is hypocritical coming from a conservative court that gutted the Voting Rights Act six years ago. This ruling allows the power of far too many voters – particularly voters of color – to continue to be diluted and only redoubles the commitment of America Votes and our hundreds of progressive partner organizations across the country to win in the states and restore fairness and balance to our nation’s democracy.”
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America Votes is the central coordination hub of the progressive community both nationally and in more than 20 states across the country, working with more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. Visit www.americavotes.org for more information.
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