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Every person must be represented without exception

Maria Teresa Kumar
 

By Maria Teresa Kumar (original source The Hill)

“This week, the Supreme Court heard a new, conservative challenge to “One person, one vote” principle, which if upheld, would completely upend Texas’, and potentially other states’, current system of drawing legislative lines.

In Evenwel v. Abbott, the plaintiffs argue that legislative lines should be drawn in such a way that those represented would only include people in districts who are eligible to vote, so only U.S. citizens over the age of 18, leaving districts increasingly more rural, white, and conservative.”

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