Monthly Archives: January 2018

Poll: Majority of NC voters want nonpartisan redistricting

A solid majority of North Carolina voters want a nonpartisan system for drawing the state’s election districts, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling. The poll finds 59 percent of voters support drawing congressional and legislative districts in … Continue reading

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NC GOP reps oppose fair voting maps for fear of ‘confusing’ their donors

Of all the arguments trotted out to justify gerrymandered voting maps, one offered by North Carolina’s congressional Republicans is among the most bizarre – and the most cynical.

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Supreme Court pauses landmark ruling against NC partisan gerrymandering – but the fight is not over

The US Supreme Court on Thursday granted a stay to the GOP legislative defendants in the case of Common Cause v. Rucho. On Jan. 9, a panel of federal judges ruled that the Republican-controlled NC General Assembly had unconstitutionally gerrymandered … Continue reading

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