Who Would Win a Gerrymandering War?

Results of the 2018 United States House of Representatives elections: Kurykh, Mr. Matté [CC BY-SA 4.0]

In 2019, the Supreme Court ruled that federal courts do not have the power to throw out a State’s congressional district map even if it was designed to empower one political party over another. As a result, the court has effectively ruled that partisan gerrymandering is legal under the United States Constitution.

As part of their justification, the majority cited the fact that “Numerous States are