Tag Archives: Redistricting

Welcome to the Court Run Banana Republic of NC

Yesterday a three-judge panel ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the case of Common Cause v Rucho involving North Carolina’s redistricting maps.  Welcome to the court run banana republic of North Carolina. Continue reading

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Special Master Persily Produces Plan, Maps for NC Redistricting

This article first appeared at American Lens on December 5, 2017.
This article and related previous articles are being republished here as the redistricting legal battles in NC continue.
Nathan Persily, the Special Master forced on North Carolina by a three-judge panel in the ongoing Covington v. North Carolina case over redistricting, has produced a “plan” and changes to the maps already drawn in August by elected NC legislators. Continue reading

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Russian Dossier Firm Linked to NC’s Cooper, Redistricting, Voter ID

Before he facilitated payment for a Russian Dossier to Fusion GPS, Hillary Clinton’s former campaign lawyer, Marc Elias, was Roy Cooper’s lawyer during the 2016 election. Continue reading

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Special Master Imposed by Court on NC Redistricting

*This article first appeared at American Lens on October 31, 2017*

Last week a three-judge panel ordered that they would acquiesce to plaintiff requests in the ongoing Covington v. North Carolina case for a Special Master to be assigned to oversee the state’s legislative redistricting process.
The order was delivered by U.S. Middle District Court Judge Catherine Eagles. Continue reading

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Again Throwing NC Elections Into Chaos

In February of this year,  a 3 judge panel from the 4th Circuit Court of appeals threw out the congressional district voting maps just weeks before the state’s primary election.  Maps that had passed muster through multiple challenges were now null. … Continue reading

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