SCOTUS Sends NC Redistricting Map Back To NC

Ken AshfordLocal Interest, Supreme Court, Voter Suppression & Voter SecurityLeave a Comment

Yesterday, the Supreme Court rejected a Republican-drawn map of congressional districts in North Carolina.   The justices ordered the NC Supreme Court reconsider whether North Carolina lawmakers inappropriately redrew the electoral map to consign large populations of black voters, a Democratic constituency, to a disproportionately small number of districts, the effect of which gives Republicans a clear electoral advantage.