Today, a North Carolina state court upheld the state’s new legislative and congressional maps, ruling that partisan gerrymandering claims are not justiciable — meaning suitable for North Carolina courts to rule on — and the plaintiffs did not show any intentional racial discrimination or racial vote dilution.
Today, the North Carolina Supreme Court reinstated a pause of the state’s candidate filing period for all races while multiple legal challenges against the newly-enacted House, Senate and congressional maps are litigated.
Today, the North Carolina Court of Appeals delayed the filing period for candidates running for state House, Senate and congressional districts while litigation challenging the recently-passed maps is ongoing.
Today, a lawsuit was filed in North Carolina state court challenging the state’s newly-passed congressional map (“2021 map”) drawn following the release of 2020 census data.
On Wednesday, another lawsuit was filed in North Carolina state court challenging the state’s newly-passed legislative and congressional maps drawn following the release of 2020 census data.
Today, the plaintiffs in Harper v. Lewis, a crucial North Carolina redistricting case from 2019, again are challenging the state’s congressional map for solidifying Republican power in violation of the North Carolina Constitution.
On Thursday, the Republican-controlled North Carolina General Assembly approved new congressional and state legislative maps.
Today, a three-panel judge in a North Carolina state court struck down a strict voter ID law, finding that the law was passed with the intent, at least in part, to discriminate against African American voters.
The North Carolina Supreme Court has rolled back a recent legal victory enfranchising individuals with past felony convictions, upholding a pause of a lower court’s ruling while the case is on appeal.
A three-judge panel in a North Carolina state court ruled that all individuals on probation, parole or a suspended sentence due to a prior felony conviction can immediately register to vote in North Carolina.
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