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The Map Makers

Posted February 25, 2011 6:20 p.m. EST
Updated February 25, 2011 11:01 p.m. EST

The U.S. Census Bureau will deliver North Carolina's census tract numbers to state lawmakers early next week, officially kicking off redistricting season in Raleigh. The detailed population data is the raw material legislators need to start redrawing the state's 120 House, 50 Senate, and 13 congressional districts.

The first Joint Redistricting Committee meeting is tentatively set for Tuesday, March 1st. For more about how it works, who's on the committees, and what to watch for, .