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It shouldn't be and wouldn't be if the legislators would vote soon on For the People Act.

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North Carolina court threw out Republicans’ gerrymandered map

In a 357-page decision, a three-judge panel ruled the state’s legislative districts violated the North Carolina State Constitution through “extreme partisan gerrymandering.” The case was brought by Common Cause North Carolina, a nonpartisan group working to end gerrymandering in the state.

The fact that this is a state court ruling, based on the state constitution, is crucial. In June, the US Supreme Court ruled that federal courts can’t strike down maps on grounds of partisan gerrymandering, but state courts still have the ability to do so

A North Carolina court just threw out Republicans’ gerrymandered state legislature map

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