A report today in The News & Observer of Raleigh
analyses the first newly drawn districts in what is likely to be a contentious redistricting process for the state. The so-called "majority-minority" districts include 24 House and 10 Senate districts with majority-black voting age. A public hearing on the districts is scheduled for tonight by teleconference (details available on the N.C. General Assembly website: www.ncga.state.nc.us).
A Republican plan that could put more African-Americans in the N.C. General Assembly also could spark another round of court fights over the role of race in drawing voting districts.
Read more here
The proposed house districts are here
The proposed Senate districts are here
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