Supreme Court to Consider If GOP Lawmakers Racially Gerrymandered South Carolina District

The Supreme Court will consider whether the South Carolina legislature racially gerrymandered the congressional seat currently held by Rep. Nancy Mace, a Republican.
The case will be closely watched, given the Republicans’ thin current majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mace was elected to her second term in 2022 with 56.4 percent of the popular vote, beating Democrat Annie Andrews who garnered 42.5 percent of the vote. In 2020, she narrowly defeated incumbent Democrat Joe Cunningham by a margin of 50.6 to 49.3 percent, according to Ballotpedia.
Republicans outnumber Democrats in the state’s delegation to the U.S. House by 6 to 1. Mace’s district covers the Atlantic shoreline including Charleston and Hilton Head….

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