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Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
Evenwell v. Abbott
Citation:136 S. Ct. 1120 (2016)
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Texas draws its legislative districts by total population (as do all other states). Evenwel challenged the policy, arguing that dividing it by total population produces unequal districts when measured by vote-eligible population. They argue that vote-eligible population should be used to ensure that votes will not be devalued in relation to citizens’ votes in other districts.
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