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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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Trial challenging NC partisan gerrymandering concludes

The fate of Common Cause v. Rucho, a potentially landmark lawsuit against partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina, now rests with a three-judge panel. During a four-day trial at a federal courthouse in Greensboro, attorneys for the good-government group Common Cause … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end to partisan gerrymandering

America was founded on the democratic principles of equality, freedom and justice. However, the practice of gerrymandering – particularly partisan gerrymandering – is denying voters equal representation and ultimately limiting our democracy. Gerrymandering is not a partisan issue, it is … Continue reading

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A big month in the fight to end gerrymandering

This October is shaping up to be a pivotal month in the effort to finally end gerrymandering in North Carolina and across the nation. Last week, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a case coming … Continue reading

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