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NC redistricting suit challenges lack of race data for maps

The North Carolina NAACP, Common Cause and four individuals filed a lawsuit in Wake County court challenging the legislators' refusal to consider racial data or evaluate the presence of racially polarized voting in the state before considering map proposals.

5 Things To Know: Civil Rights Groups Challenge NC Redistricting Efforts in Court

Civil rights groups filed a state lawsuit on Friday challenging the NC General Assembly’s redistricting process for drawing new state House and Senate voting maps.

NC civil rights groups file state lawsuit over redistricting, racial representation concerns

Civil rights groups filed a state lawsuit on Friday that challenges the North Carolina legislature’s process for drawing new N.C. House and Senate voting maps.

Civil rights groups file suit over proposed NC voting maps

"By cynically ignoring the law, legislative leaders are crafting maps that would unconstitutionally deprive Black voters of a voice in choosing their representatives," added Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause.

Voting & Elections 10.28.2021

NCCU students host candidate forum

Students at NC Central University host a forum featuring candidates for Durham mayor and city council

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