Monday, June 12, 2017

Crazy In NC: Gerrymandering Edition

US judges correcting NC racial gerrymanders plan to act quickly | News & Observer:

...The three federal judges who could decide whether North Carolina will have special elections this year in state legislative races issued notice Friday that they plan to act quickly.

The memorandum comes four days after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling unanimously affirming that 28 of North Carolina’s districts used to elect members to the state Senate and state House of Representatives are illegal racial gerrymanders that diluted the overall power of black voters...

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