It is more accurately bi-partisan, run by Democrats and Republicans.
In general, partisan balance is not usually a goal when redistricting.
Said differently, being a law professor does not immunize one from being a partisan.
Some people will likely view any refusal to follow presidential orders as hyper-partisan.
The partisan divide over the size of a potential stimulus payment was even smaller.
The court has never struck down a voting district as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
The ruling was notable, according to experts, because it provided a clear mathematical formula to measure how partisan a district map is.
Perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise if the court strove for partisan symmetry in the context of a partisan gerrymandering case.
Past research suggests that concerns about demographic change, strong partisan identity and feelings of partisan hostility are linked to support for political violence.
Assessments of the state of the pandemic are sharply split along partisan lines, reflecting the ways that it has become tied up in the nation’s deep partisan divisions.
The Supreme Court will hear the biggest case of all in October: a challenge to Wisconsin’s partisan gerrymander with the potential to curb partisan gerrymandering nationwide.
Morrison will obviously be under significant pressure from the Queensland LNP to make life uncomfortable for Palaszczuk over the next month or so, partisan politics being partisan politics.
These legislators “are unlikely to change partisan gerrymandering” and because they “maintain themselves in office through partisan gerrymandering, the chances for legislative reform are slight”.
The result was that racial polarization was now less a product of partisan philosophies about the personhood or citizenship of Black Americans and more a fact of partisan identity — and a political instrument to hold and wield power.
“There is all sort of resistance, from the armed partisan groups in Berlin, and Paris, but also in Soviet territories where about 30,000 Jews are thought to have joined armed partisan groups, to people writing diaries trying to maintain a sense of themselves.
But the best results in the operation of a government wherein every citizen has a share largely depend upon a proper limitation of purely partisan zeal and effort and a correct appreciation of the time when the heat of the partisan should be merged in the patriotism of the citizen.
But in the past decade, some states have chosen to delegate all or part of their redistricting process to independent commissions, and courts have imposed partisan fairness standards through litigation over partisan gerrymandering in key states such as Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.
Pompeo himself signed an email to diplomatic posts last month saying that presidential appointees “may not engage in any partisan political activity in concert with a partisan campaign, political party or partisan political group, even on personal time and outside of the federal workplace.”
“Similarly,” he added, “presidential and political appointees” — of which he is one — “are subject to significant restrictions on their political activity; they may not engage in any partisan political activity in concert with a partisan campaign, political party, or partisan political group, even on personal time and outside of the federal workplace.”
But Democrats are far less mismatched in legal and political firepower this time around, partly thanks to several states delegating all or part of their redistricting process to independent commissions in the past decade, and courts imposing partisan fairness standards through litigation over partisan gerrymandering in states like Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.
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- a fervent and even militant proponent of something
- an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
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But Democrats are far less mismatched in legal and political firepower this time around partly thanks to several states delegating all or part of their redistricting process to independent commissions in the past decade and courts imposing partisan fairness standards through litigation over partisan gerrymandering in states like Florida North Carolina and Pennsylvania