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Wednesday, 03 November 2021 13:36

N.C. House passes its new district maps

RALEIGH — On Tuesday, Nov. 2, The N.C. House voted along party lines in favor of its new House election district map, while the N.C. Senate approved new congressional maps. The votes come despite many Democrats saying the redistricting committee should “go back to the drawing board.”

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Tuesday, 02 November 2021 12:49

Lawsuit filed before district maps are approved

RALEIGH — As the North Carolina General Assembly plans for the first votes on new legislative and congressional district maps this week, interest groups have already filed lawsuits to block them. The maps are still in development with several map proposals having been presented to the public in recent hearings.

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RALEIGH — N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, adjourned a quick session Tuesday, Oct. 26, but not before promising a busy week ahead.

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Thursday, 21 October 2021 12:25

OPINION: Quit pretending and pass the maps

I’m really over the redistricting stuff. I don’t want to see any more proposed maps. I don’t want any more speculation. I don’t want any more polls showing what people want or don’t want. I don’t want any more public hearings. I just want to see the maps. 

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Wednesday, 06 October 2021 14:03

House to start drawing new election maps Wednesday

RALEIGH — The N.C. House committee charged with drawing new state election maps will start the formal map-drawing process Wednesday morning. Members can work on maps from 9 a.m. to as late as 5 p.m. each weekday until the process is complete.

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RALEIGH — N.C. House and Senate committees officially adopted criteria for drawing legislative and congressional districts for the next decade. The committees voted during a joint meeting Thursday, Aug. 12.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly's election mapmakers will spend the next week debating and adopting criteria for this year's redistricting process.

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RALEIGH — For several North Carolina counties, the General Assembly’s new election maps may misrepresent the actual population counts by around 20%.

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RALEIGH — N.C. lawmakers so far have spent two days huddled around computers in a garishly lit legislative committee room, working to fit the puzzle pieces in what will become newly redrawn congressional districts.

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RALEIGH — Don’t retire the lottery machines just yet. Experts say the General Assembly may soon enter another round of map redraws.

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