Falling short on redistricting

Falling short on redistricting

This was the news I’d been waiting for all summer. The partisan gerrymandering case heard in state court was decided! I’m a nerd, more excited about a court decision than the new Spider-Man movie, but for 9 years I’ve worried about my home state because of the...
Perspective on gerrymandering

Perspective on gerrymandering

Last night, the Senate approved new maps. Now, we have legislative districts that have been drawn by legislators and have bipartisan support. It’s been a long time coming, but don’t believe it’s the beginning of a trend. North Carolina still needs a better system for...
Ending gerrymandering will make NC more competitive, not more liberal

Ghosts of gerrymandering haunt GOP

Files from the computer of the late GOP mapmaker Tom Hofeller are exposing the GOP strategies to manipulate the electorate and rig elections. Last week, we learned that the GOP wanted a census question about citizenship because it hurt Democrats and help Republicans....

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