Michael Li serves as counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, where his work focuses on redistricting, voting rights, and elections.
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Friday, September 07, 2018
NC Voters Will Use Gerrymandered Maps This Fall
North Carolina voters will go to the polls this November for the fourth election in a row using a congressional map that a court has declared unconstitutional. But, depending on what the Supreme Court does when it hears a challenge to the North Carolina map next year, a fairer map still might be...
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Selma and the (Fragile?) Representation Revolution
If you are looking for symbolic stories from the battle for civil rights, it’s hard to beat Terri Sewell , an African-American woman born in Selma, in 1965, exactly one day before Martin Luther King, Jr. arrived in the city to help organize efforts to win the vote. Fifty years later, Sewell now...