80,000 people left off Maryland voter rolls

80,000 people’s names and information will not appear correctly on Maryland’s voter rolls, known as poll books, tomorrow in its primary elections due to a software glitch, according to The Baltimore Sun. Why it matters: That’s four times as many people as state officials announced this weekend. And it’s not the first time poll books…

Supreme Court sides with Texas in racial gerrymandering case

The ideologically divided Supreme Court on Monday pushed aside claims that Texas’ Republican-controlled legislature intentionally drew electoral maps, used in the last three election cycles, to reduce black and Hispanic voters’ political clout. The details: The 5-4 conservative-majority decision threw out most of a lower court ruling that said Republicans intentionally designed two congressional districts…