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New interns run with a decision across the plaza of the Supreme Court in Washington in June 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
New interns run with a decision across the plaza of the Supreme Court in Washington in June 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Justices uphold Ariz. independent redistricting commission

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from Republican lawmakers. The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to limit partisan influence in redistricting. Most notably, California uses an independent commission to draw electoral boundaries for its largest-in-the-nation congressional delegation. The Arizona case ...

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