South emerges as flashpoint of brewing redistricting battle
Southern states stand to benefit most from the reallocation of House seats following the 2020 Census, especially North Carolina, Florida, and Texas. These states’ legislatures are controlled by Republicans, meaning that the GOP will control the redistricting effort in those states. Republican lawmakers face few obstacles to redistricting in a way that benefits them, following a 2013 Supreme Court decision which removes federal oversight from the process.
Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall.
A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.