Morning Digest: Court orders North Carolina to redraw its legislative seats and hold 2017 elections

Published: 1/12/2016
Morning Digest: Court orders North Carolina to redraw its legislative seats and hold 2017 elections
Source: FEEDS.DAILYKOS.COM

Leading Off : ● NC Redistricting : On Tuesday evening, a federal district court ordered the North Carolina legislature to redraw its state legislative districts by March 15, 2017, following a ruling earlier in 2016 that struck down 28 of 170 districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders . The court held in August that Republicans had impermissibly used race to pack African-American voters into

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