In Continuing Defense of the Efficiency Gap: How a Recent Decision in North Carolina Further Supports the Argument that the Efficiency Gap is a Viable Measure to Determine Partisan Gerrymandering

By: Elvin Perez   On January 9, 2018, a federal district court in North Carolina ruled that a 2016 congressional district map drawn by that state’s legislature was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander under the First and Fourteenth Amendments.[1]  The ruling in this case, Common Cause v. Rucho, marked the first time that a federal court […]