What was going on in North Carolina before the courts stepped in.
Dear Republicans, It is It is time for your party to stop resorting to cheating and start campaigning on the merit of your ideas. You don’t deserve the win, if you have to win elections by resorting to dirty tricks like gerrymandering/ dividing voting areas in states to guarantee republicans a win. (See: This is the best explanation of gerrymandering you will ever see / Washington Post/ 2015.)
In the case of North Carolina, the the District Courts blocked its officials from rigging by gerrymander tactics, the 2018 elections in their favor in on January 9, 2018. However, the legislative leaders will probably appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. This move will be led by Republican state Sen. Ralph Hise, who along with Rep. David Lewis has led redistricting efforts in the legislature.
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On January 9, 2018, Matthew Chapman of…
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