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New Redistricting Deadline (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-12-15

Duration: 00:04:12

Subjects: Apportionment (Election law) | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Government


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Keenan, Megan Interviewee
  • Carter, Troy Interviewee


This segment from the December 15, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on a federal judge extending the deadline to January 30, 2024, for the Louisiana Legislature to draw new Congressional maps, including a second majority-minority district, to comply with the Voting Rights Act. She interviews Megan Keenan, ACLU staff attorney for the Voting Rights Project, and Congressman Troy Carter of Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional district.