The Transylvania Times -

Courts Right To Redistrict


November 6, 2017

“I propose that we draw the maps to give a partisan advantage to 10 Republicans and three Democrats because I do not believe it’s possible to draw a map with 11 Republicans and two Democrats.

-Rep. David Lewis, Harnett County Republican

As Lewis’s above statement makes clear, ever since the Republicans took control of both chambers of North Carolina’s General Assembly in 2010, they have consistently worked to gerrymander both federal and state districts so that they can retain power.

But the General Assembly has lost gerrymandering cases in the federal courts and the...

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