Redistricting Timeline

09/24/2012: Supreme Court reversed redistricting ruling

07/26/2012: Alabama asked federal court to approve new redistricting plan

02/28/2012: Federal court issued new Texas voting district maps

01/20/2012: Supreme Court rejected Texas redistricting maps

07/25/2008: Seventh Circuit held voting districts to do not violate rights of Latinos

03/05/2007: Supreme Court ruled no standing in Colorado redistricting case

03/23/2006: Florida Supreme Court struck down redistricting

11/08/2005: California and Ohio voters rejected redistricting proposals

08/13/2005: California Supreme Court overruled lower court decision, placed Proposition 77 back on ballot

03/31/2003: Supreme Court ruled federal courts can redraw electoral boundaries


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