Redistricting

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A new proposed redistricting map would change only a small number of legislative districts, but could have major implications on North Carolina politics. It was drawn not by lawmakers, but by a court-appointed professor to correct illegal racial gerrymanders and other districts that may violate state law.

All Things Considered Host Mark Rumsey and WFAE's Tom Bullock discuss what all of this may mean.

An outside expert appointed by a federal court to help draw some North Carolina legislative districts that judges worry remained unconstitutional has suggested changes.

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There's a new twist in the ongoing case of North Carolina's 28 racially gerrymandered state legislative districts.

A panel of federal judges has issued an order raising serious doubts about the state's recent redistricting efforts and they hired an outsider to potentially redraw certain districts.

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The fate of North Carolina's new legislative maps is now in the hands of a federal court. A ruling could come at any time.

But in a new twist in this long-running case, the judges signaled they may be willing to do something the plaintiffs explicitly did not ask for and state lawmakers do not want.

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A panel of federal judges again heard arguments about race, redistricting and North Carolina’s legislative maps on Thursday.

But this time, not the old maps, but the new ones drawn up by the General Assembly in September. All Things Considered Host Mark Rumsey talks with WFAE’s Tom Bullock who was at the hearing.

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On Thursday, a panel of federal judges will convene in Greensboro to hear the latest round of arguments in a redistricting case which has already worked its way up to the U.S. Supreme Court and back.

NC House Approves GOP Redistricting Maps

Aug 28, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans quickly positioned themselves Monday to approve new General Assembly districts before a court-ordered deadline later this week, even as Democrats argued the new maps display the same unlawful racial bias that judges found in the earlier ones.

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Republican leaders of the General Assembly have just one more week to finish and approve new district maps for the state. This by order of a federal court.  

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It happened. And those who waited eagerly were finally satisfied.

No, we're not talking about the eclipse.

Today, Republican leaders in the General Assembly released the "stat packs."

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The new legislative district maps are out. Over the weekend, a joint legislative redistricting committee released its proposals for new state house and senate districts. So what's changed?

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