The Transylvania Times -

Redistricting Hearings A Sham

 

August 28, 2017



On Tuesday night, Aug. 22, I attended the re-districting hearing at Caldwell Community College. There was a good turnout at this gathering.

The General Assembly did its job well. They dragged their feet, ignored HB200 (non-partisan redistricting), failed to provide information on how (or what) data was used in making their districts, scheduled simultaneous hearings to be broadcast to each of seven sites, etc. Bottom line, the technology was bad, the information was not well disseminated, and the evening started at 4 p.m., when many people who had an interest would still be at work.

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