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Partisan Gerrymandering

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Federal judiciary has no role to play in resolving questions about partisan gerrymandering, but in North Carolina a state-level judicial challenge remains active.

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Redistricting Update: House Bill 69

RALEIGH – State lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a bipartisan proposal to take party politics out of the way North Carolina’s voting maps are drawn. Instead of lawmakers crafting their own districts for partisan advantage, House Bill 69 would have an 11-member citizens commission draw maps free from partisan politics, with robust public input and full transparency. The districts…

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Citizens Lobby Day to End Gerrymandering

Organized by the nonpartisan NC Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform, the Citizens Lobby Day to End Gerrymandering seeks to unite a broad coalition of citizens from across the state on Wednesday, March 1, beginning at 9 a.m. at the N.C. General Assembly (16 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC). The purpose of the Citizens Lobby…

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Local Training for Lobby Day to End Gerrymandering

Democracy North Carolina will hold a local training on February 25th at 2:00 p.m. in preparation for the Lobby Day to End Gerrymandering (see March 1 Lobby Day event details here).   We will practice how to speak directly to your state representatives and tell them why they should support a nonpartisan redistricting process.  What:…

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Local Training for Lobby Day to End Gerrymandering

Democracy North Carolina will hold a local training on February 23 at 6:00 p.m. in preparation for the Lobby Day to End Gerrymandering (see March 1 Lobby Day event details here).   We will practice how to speak directly to your state representatives and tell them why they should support a nonpartisan redistricting process.  What:…

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