Tag: Gerrymandering

North Carolina

North Carolina Republicans Can’t Seem to Stop Rigging Elections

Common Cause, a voting rights group, sued North Carolina’s Republican lawmakers for creating gerrymandered legislative maps in 2011. The GOP had contorted district lines to favor their party. Common Cause won in 2011. Now, Common Cause is suing North Carolina’s GOP party again for gerrymandering the new maps. The case is…

N.C.'s Latest Attempt to Limit Black Voter Influence Statewide Fails

North Carolina’s most recent attempt to prevent Black voters from influencing elections received a setback late Friday night after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stay, or stop, a ruling by a lower court forcing the state’s Republican-led legislature to redraw its electoral maps because they amounted to racial gerrymandering….