Supreme Court Ruling Could Help N.C. Democrats Rein In GOP

Supreme Court ruling could help N.C. Democrats rein in GOP

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-Wilson, applauded Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that struck down more than two-dozen North Carolina state legislative districts.“The Supreme Court’s ruling today completes the judicial appellate process for legislative redistricting,” Butterfield said in a statement released via email. “The court has once again told North Carolina what I have long known to be true — that its history in making voting decisions is discriminatory. The General Assembly must fairly redraw legislative boundaries to protect the interests of minority voters. The court again made clear that the state cannot use race as the predominant …

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