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On the Record: Progress with redistricting

Brent Laurenz of Common Cause NC discusses redrawing of legislative districts after a state court ruled partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional.

NC legislative district map redraw underway

The legislature began a court-ordered redraw of state legislative districts after judges struck down partisan gerrymandering in case of Common Cause v. Lewis

After maps struck down in NC gerrymandering lawsuit, top Republican leader won’t appeal

North Carolina’s political maps for the state legislature are unconstitutional and must be redrawn before the 2020 elections, a court has decided.

A bipartisan group of former NC governors urges court to reject partisan gerrymanders

Former Republican Gov. Jim Martin joined Democratic Govs. Jim Hunt, Mike Easley and Bev Perdue this week in filing a court brief opposing the practice in a case that put gerrymandering on trial.

NC trial looks at partisan bias after US justices won’t

Lawyers for Common Cause, the state Democratic Party and more than 30 registered Democratic voters who sued contend Republican lawmakers so etched politics into the state House and Senate district lines that the constitutional rights of Democratic voters were violated.

North Carolina Gerrymandering Trial Could Serve As Blueprint For Other States

Weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts can't intervene in cases where state lawmakers have aggressively drawn political boundaries to benefit one political party over another, a new front in the nation's redistricting battles opens in a North Carolina courtroom.

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