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Redistricting

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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NC judges given more time for redistricting documents

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A three-judge panel has given Republican legislative leaders and their attorneys time to seek relief from a ruling requiring them to produce more redistricting documents for Democratic officials and allies challenging North Carolina's new district maps. Full story...
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NC Democratic Rep. Weiss won't seek re-election

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Another North Carolina state House member who was a leader during the chamber's Democratic control won't run for re-election. Full story...
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NC judges don't dismiss map lawsuits entirely

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A three-judge panel says a pair of lawsuits challenging North Carolina's new boundaries for congressional and legislative seats can move forward. Full story...
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Judges refuse to delay NC primary

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A three-judge panel has refused to delay North Carolina's May 8 primary while a court considers a lawsuit over Republican-drawn boundaries for legislative and congressional districts. Full story...
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Democrats want NC primary delay over redistricting

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Democrats and advocacy groups suing over new Republican-drawn maps for legislative and congressional districts say the state's May 8 primary should be delayed until July 10 while judges decide whether the boundaries are unconstitutional. Full story...
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