After Court Rulings, Congressional Democrats Urge Independent Redistricting In NC

After court rulings, congressional Democrats urge independent redistricting in NC

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out three North Carolina plans for voter districts, the state’s three Democratic members of Congress are asking state Republican leaders to adopt independent redistricting.

Reps. Alma Adams, G.K. Butterfield and David Price also asked legislative leaders to avoid any new voter ID law after the high court last month declined to review a lower court ruling that found the state’s 2013 ID law unconstitutional.

“Recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings demonstrate that the North Carolina General Assembly is unable to draw electoral maps that are fair and constitutional,” the three …

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