Gerrymandering Documentary Premieres Tonight
September 22, 2017
“Divide and Conquer”, a Vice News documentary on the effects of gerrymandering, features interviews and commentary from lawmakers and advocacy groups in North Carolina, a state Vice refers to as “ground zero for the gerrymandering debate.”
Breaking News: Common Cause Challenge to Partisan Gerrymandering Headed to Trial
August 29, 2017
A panel of federal judges ruled Tuesday afternoon that the case of Common Cause v. Rucho can proceed to trial, denying a request by lawyers for the state legislature to delay the lawsuit. The case challenges partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina.
Common Cause v. Rucho: Key Briefs and Orders
June 23, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians were robbed of their ability to elect the candidates of their choice through this blatant partisan gerrymander by the legislature.
Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Redistricting
May 22, 2017
The Supreme Court gave voting rights activists in North Carolina an important victory this morning, upholding a lower court ruling that the state legislature packed African-American voters into two congressional districts in an effort to dilute their voting strength elsewhere.
US Supreme Court Ruling Against NC Racial Gerrymandering: CCNC Statement
May 22, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that North Carolina lawmakers unconstitutionally gerrymandered two of the state's congressional districts along racial lines. The decision affirms a lower court ruling in 2015 that ordered the districts to be redrawn.