US Supreme Court Ruling Against NC Racial Gerrymandering: CCNC Statement
May 22, 2017; Press Release, Status Update
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.
Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Redistricting
May 22, 2017; Featured Item, Blog Post
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.