Citation. 379 U.S. 870 (1964).
Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiffs alleged that the last apportionment of the Alabama legislature was based on the 1900 federal census and that the population growth in the intervening six decades has now made representation discriminatory against areas with fast-growing populations.
Synopsis of Rule of Law. In most instances, districts should be apportioned to allow each voter to have one, undiluted vote.