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  Could a White VRA district ever have to be drawn? (search mode)
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DC Al Fine
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« on: January 18, 2019, 10:18:13 am »

Is there anywhere besides Mississippi where this might be a possibility? Louisiana maybe? California someday?
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DC Al Fine
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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2019, 02:06:48 pm »

If it happens, I would think the test case would come out of inland California in the 2031 or maybe even the 2021 round of redistricting, not some hypothetical mid 21st century Mississippi.  However, SCOTUS appears to be inches away from ruling that the VRA doesn't apply to redistricting as it is, and one more Republican appointee would almost assure that.

Why though? Doesn't VRA facilitate Dem packs even when the GOP is out of power?
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