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Supreme Court rejects challenge to ‘one person, one vote’ definition

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By Josh Gerstein

In a unanimous ruling Monday on procedures for drawing state and local legislative districts, the Supreme Court rejected a legal challenge that could have diminished the political power of Latinos and some city-dwellers.

The high court held that states can rely on broad measures of population when setting district boundaries and need not to take into account how many eligible voters live in each district.…

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