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North Carolina Legislators Finalize Redistricting Maps


Last updated 11/5/2021 at 8:30am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly completed redistricting maps Thursday for the next decade, carving boundaries that would likely give Republicans at least two more U.S. House seats and help the GOP retain its state legislative majorities.

The House and Senate voted along party lines for districts drawn on the basis of 2020 census figures. Each of the three maps — for the House, the Senate and the congressional delegation — had already passed one chamber by Wednesday.

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