Tag: congressional district map

  • Federal district court overturns Georgia’s congressional, legislative district maps

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    On Oct. 26, a federal judge with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled that Georgia’s congressional and legislative district boundaries violated the Voting Rights Act and enjoined the state from using them for future elections. The court directed the Georgia General Assembly to develop new maps by Dec. 8.…

  • North Carolina legislature enacts new congressional, legislative districts

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    On Oct. 25, the North Carolina General Assembly adopted new congressional and legislative district boundaries. The final votes for each plan were strictly along party lines, with all votes in favor by Republicans and all votes against by Democrats. The state redrew its district boundaries after North Carolina’s Supreme Court in April overturned a prior…