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Redistricting

NC justices will not delay 2014 elections

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videoThe 2014 elections will go on as planned after North Carolina's highest court refused to delay them while the justices consider whether the most recent version of election districts are legal. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court ponders legality of redistricting

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The legal fight over North Carolina's legislative and congressional maps is back in the hands of the state Supreme Court. Full story...
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NC justices dismiss redistricting recusal motion

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The North Carolina Supreme Court has again declined to force a colleague to recuse himself from upcoming redistricting arguments because of spending by groups supporting his re-election campaign last year. Full story...
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Another push to stop gerrymandering in North Carolina

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videoThere's another push to change North Carolina's redistricting laws. Right now, there are very few competitive districts because Republicans and Democrats can draw such specific lines. Full story...
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NC panel calling for fairer redistricting to meet

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A non-partisan group that wants fairness in government is holding a meeting to talk about how North Carolina can change its redistricting laws. Full story...
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NC redistricting maps upheld by 3-judge panel

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North Carolina's legislative and congressional boundaries were upheld Monday by a three-judge panel, a victory for Republicans who drew the maps and a blow to Democrats and allies who challenged them. Full story...
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NC trial looking at role of race in redistricting

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Current and former Democratic state legislators are testifying at a trial where judges are weighing arguments whether the redistricting maps drawn by North Carolina Republicans in 2011 are legal or should be thrown out. Full story...
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Bill to change NC redistricting has many sponsors

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House Republicans and Democrats backing changes to how legislative and congressional districts are drawn every ten years say their proposal would create fair maps no matter which party is in power in North Carolina. Full story...
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Arguments set for February on NC redistricting

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A three-judge panel has set aside two days next month to hear arguments whether new boundaries for North Carolina legislative and congressional districts should be thrown out or upheld. Full story...
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NC justices side with lawmakers on map disclosures

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The North Carolina state Supreme Court has sided with legislative leaders who withheld certain information received from state-funded private attorneys about redistricting maps in 2011, ruling that those documents can be confidential. Full story...
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Supreme Court says justice can hear case

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The North Carolina Supreme Court says Justice Paul Newby can consider a lawsuit challenging the way election districts are drawn. Full story...
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Motion says keep justice on NC redistricting case

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Attorneys for North Carolina lawmakers say a Supreme Court judge shouldn't have to sit out a lawsuit challenging political districts favoring Republicans even though his re-election relied heavily on support from some of the same GOP leaders named as defendants. Full story...
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Redistricting might confuse some voters

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Tens of thousands of voters in New Hanover and Pender counties may be surprised when they see their ballots this year and find that they no longer reside in the 7th Congressional District, where Mike McIntyre, a Lumberton Democrat, has been the congressman for 16 years. Full story...
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NAACP: GOP-drawn lines disenfranchise black voters

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A legal motion by a coalition of civil rights groups claims voting districts drafted by the Republican-dominated North Carolina legislature disenfranchises black voters and asks a state court to declare the lines unconstitutional. Full story...
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NC group: Panel, not lawmakers, to draw districts

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A bi-partisan group says it is time to stop allowing politicians to draw new congressional and legislative districts every decade so they stay in power. Full story...
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