The Transylvania Times -

Fair Districts Can Be Drawn


Nearly everyone is opposed to gerrymandering, the practice of politicians drawing districts to virtually assure their re-election and that the party in power remains in power. Current North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory and Roy Cooper say they are opposed to gerrymandering. Former governors Jim Hunt, a Democrat, and Jim Martin, a Republican, say they are opposed to gerrymandering. And, of course, the party in the General Assembly that is in the minority is opposed to gerrymandering. When Republicans were in the minority in the state General Assembly, they introduced bills to...

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