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Web Extra: Gerrymandering Explained

By Bridget Chavez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The United States Supreme Court announced it will rule on Wisconsin’s appeal of a lower court ruling that said Republican lawmakers violated the Constitution when they redrew legislative districts. The Court said it will decide whether or not electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a political party are acceptable under the Constitution. The case will be heard in October 2017 and could have major consequences for future elections.