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Common Cause, North Carolina Democratic Party, Individual Voters Sue in North Carolina State Court Over Partisan Gerrymandering of North Carolina General Assembly

Federal District Court Affirms Landmark Ruling Against Partisan Gerrymandering in North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – A three-judge federal district court panel in Greensboro again ruled in Common Cause v. Rucho that the NC General Assembly violated the U.S. Constitution in 2016 when legislators manipulated congressional districts for partisan advantage. Appeals of three-judge panel redistricting decisions go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court, so the case could be heard there in the next year.

Voting & Elections 06.5.2017

CCNC statement on US Supreme Court ruling against gerrymandered NC legislative districts

The US Supreme Court rejected a request to review a lower court ruling that found NC lawmakers unconstitutionally gerrymandered the state's legislative districts along racial lines.

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to end gerrymandering in NC

House Bill 200 would take politics out of the way the state's congressional and legislative voting maps are drawn.

Common Cause North Carolina statement on court order that gerrymandered NC legislative districts be redrawn, special election held in 2017

A federal court on Tuesday ordered North Carolina lawmakers to redraw the state's legislative districts by March and ruled that a special legislative election must be held in 2017.

Voting & Elections 10.4.2016

50 business owners launch coalition to end gerrymandering in NC

More than 50 locally owned businesses have joined the call to end gerrymandering in North Carolina.

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