• Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps

    7 monthes ago - By News OK

    RALEIGH, N.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines.
    The justices announced the stay after legal briefs were filed for and against the GOP legislators' request for a delay.
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  • The Supreme Court has temporarily blocks a North Carolina gerrymandering ruling

    7 monthes ago - By Post Gazette

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily blocked a trial court's order requiring North Carolina lawmakers to produce a revised congressional voting map, making it likely that the 2018 elections will be conducted using districts favorable to Republican candidates.
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  • Supreme Court says North Carolina does not have to immediately redraw congressional maps that a lower court ruled unconstitutional

    7 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    The decision means that this year's elections will likely be conducted under the 2016 boundaries, in which Republicans hold 10 out of 13 congressional seats.
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  • U.S. Supreme Court blocks order so North Carolina Republicans won't have to redraw congressional map by next week

    7 monthes ago - By News OK

    RALEIGH, N.C. - U.S. Supreme Court blocks order so North Carolina Republicans won't have to redraw congressional map by next week.
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  • Supreme Court blocks order to redraw North Carolina congressional map

    7 monthes ago - By Politico

    The Supreme Court has blocked a lower court's order requiring North Carolina's legislature to redraw the state's congressional district boundaries for this year's elections. The justices appear to have split, 7-2, in deciding to put on hold the ruling that tossed out the state's map as "an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander" in favor of Republicans. The map will likely remain in effect for the 2018 midterm elections. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, two Democratic appointees who are considered the court's most liberal justices, recorded their dissent. However, none of...
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  • Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map

    Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map

    7 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    A lower court said GOP lawmakers had drawn a map benefiting their party so much that it violated the Constitution.
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  • Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

    Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

    7 monthes ago - By WRAL

    U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday stayed the decision of a lower court ordering North Carolina lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week.
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  • Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

    7 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party's chances of winning.
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  • Supreme Court: NC doesn't have to redraw maps by next week

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    RALEIGH, N.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines. The justices announced their decision late Thursday after legal briefs were filed for and against the GOP...
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  • U.S. Supreme Court Halts Redrawing of North Carolina Voting Map

    7 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a ruling that would force North Carolina to redraw its congressional voting map to give Republicans less of a partisan advantage.
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