North Carolina Supreme Court rejects redistricting map as unconstitutional

By The Washington Post

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Lawmakers must submit a redrawn map and an explanation of what data they relied on and methods they used to determine that their districting plan is constitutional to the trial court that ruled in their favor last month.

The Republican-drawn maps created last year would have given the party control of as many as 11 of the state’s 14 House seats ahead of what is expected to be a strong Republican election cycle. Voting rights groups argued in court that the maps elimi… [390 chars]

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