Senate Legislative Maps Advance in Yesterday's Redistricting Committee Hearing with Small Tweaks

Senate Legislative Maps Advance in Yesterday's Redistricting Committee Hearing with Small Tweaks

After hours of sparring with Democrats over race and gerrymandering, Senate Republicans advanced their new legislative maps Thursday evening with a few small changes.

The Senate redistricting committee meeting came two days after dozens of North Carolinians sounded off on the maps in public hearings throughout the state and less than a week after the committee released its proposed new maps for nearly thirty legislative districts in the state. In June, the Supreme Court sided with a lower court ruling that 28 of the state’s 170 legislative districts were illegally racially gerrymandered.…

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