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partisan gerrymandering

Feb 22, 2021

Holder: Expect more NC lawsuits in next redistricting round

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Expect more redistricting litigation in North Carolina backed by a national Democratic group that Eric Holder leads unless state Republicans accept anti-gerrymandering reforms this year, the former U.S. attorney general said Friday. Speaking to the University of North Carolina School of Law, Holder said the state is “in some ways, ground […]

Jul 12, 2018

Attorneys: North Carolina Congress remap claims still valid

RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina’s congressional map is still unconstitutional, election advocacy groups and Democrats wrote July 11, even though the U.S. Supreme Court recently rejected a lower court decision that threw out the map due to excessive partisanship. But lawyers for Republican legislative leaders who helped draw the GOP-favored congressional boundaries in 2016 told a […]

Jun 26, 2018

Supreme Court won’t hear North Carolina districting dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now. Instead, the justices are sending a dispute over North Carolina’s heavily Republican congressional districting map back to a lower court for more work. The court’s order June 25 follows a ruling last week in which it declared […]

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