"You've got one major party in this country that has made no bones about the fact that they want to make it harder for some people to vote," Obama said.
"I think people don't completely appreciate how much gerrymandering affects the outcome [of elections]," former President Barack Obama said.
In the op-ed author Brent Larkin's opinion, Jordan's political ascent came down to the 2012 redrawing of Ohio's "hideously gerrymandered" 4th Congressional District.
"Voters are not freely choosing their representatives. Rather, representatives are choosing their voters," the judges said.
Did Wisconsin Republicans violate the Constitution with their 2011 redistricting?
"In a democracy, the question of who gets to draw the map should not have as much significance as it currently does," says Oliver.
Federal judges write that the 2003 gerrymandering effort 'bears the mark of intentional discrimination.'
Trump and the Republicans have every reason to change the rules to stay in power.
The Supreme Court is set to rule on a variety of hot-button social issues.
"The court has made it abundantly clear that partisan gerrymandering will not be tolerated," said attorney David King.
By 5-4, the court ruled that the initiative did not violate the U.S. Constitution's requirement that state legislatures set congressional district boundaries.