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“N.C. has the worst gerrymander in US history. What else is new?”

Gene Nichol oped in the News & Observer: In mid-January, yet again, a three-judge federal court ruled the redistricting work of the North Carolina General Assembly to be a knowing, intentional and hugely impactful violation of the U.S. Constitution. This … Continue reading ?
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