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RALEIGH — Opponents of the N.C. General Assembly’s legal arguments about election maps are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an appeal from state legislative leaders.

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RALEIGH — A top N.C. Senate redistricting leader is raising new concerns about one of the men who helped draw the state’s latest congressional map. Those concerns are based on new revelations from New Jersey.

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Monday, 14 March 2022 12:25

OPINION: N.C. Democrats get a reality check

The North Carolina General Assembly is going to stay in Republican hands after the 2022 midterms. For state Democrats, this is a bitter pill to swallow. That they’ve already managed to swallow it, however, is evident in their manifest failure to recruit enough candidates to put up a credible fight this year for control of the legislature.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has voted 6-3 to deny N.C. legislators' request to block a court-drawn congressional map for North Carolina. The high court's decision should end legal action connected to new N.C. election maps for the 2022 election cycle.

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RALEIGH — Each of the plaintiffs in North Carolina's legal dispute over election maps is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stay out of the fight. So is the N.C. Justice Department.

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RALEIGH — Based on a 4-3 vote from the state Supreme Court, a congressional election map drawn by legislators gets tossed out. The court substitutes its own map for 2022 elections. The new map tips the scale toward the Democratic Party.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Sandhills state senator will be challenging a sitting U.S. representative for the 9th Congressional district in the upcoming election.

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The trial court in the redistricting case North Carolina League of Conservation Voters v. Hall rejected a remedial congressional map drawn by the General Assembly based on recommendations from three "special masters" they appointed to inspect that map. The special masters claimed that the remedial map did not meet some theoretical mathematical thresholds, suggesting that the map might be a partisan gerrymander.

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RALEIGH — State legislative leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to step into the legal dispute over a new congressional map for North Carolina.

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Thursday, 24 February 2022 20:04

Election filing resumes in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Of the five local candidates who went to the Richmond County Board of Elections office Thursday as filing resumed after a two-month hiatus, one is no stranger to elected office.

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