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Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 -- The message being delivered at the N.C. legislature's redistricting hearings is clear - adopt a non-partisan process of setting up congressional and legislative voting districts that protect voters' interests first - not incumbents or political parties. If the legislators are truly listening and want to be responsive, they'll make it is their first priority to assure fair, transparent and non-partisan systems for redistricting BEFORE they offer up any maps.
More than a half a dozen lawsuits pending now on state voting rules.
Travis Fain, WRAL statehouse reporter
A narrow majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices Thursday ruled that the question of whether lawmakers violate the Constitution when they draw election maps to entrench their political power is "beyond the reach of the federal courts."
Tyler Dukes, WRAL investigative reporter