Redistricting

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surrounding a proposal to use $98 million in state bonds for upgrades to UNC-Chapel Hill sports stadiums. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal highlights the importance of rules in the debate over electoral redistricting.
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on a media attorney’s assessment of the UNC System’s efforts to shield East Carolina University documents from public view. The Daily Journal explains how complaints about gerrymandering hide attacks on a basic element of American elections.  …
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Does President Trump deserve credit for the booming American economy? How about former President Barack Obama? Roy Cordato analyzes the competing claims for credit during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts explains Association Health Plans and their possible role in health care reform. Dr.
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest lawsuit challenging N.C. legislative election maps. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges us to mind our own business.
    Mitch Kokai, November 14, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on next steps in the legal battle over the N.C. congressional district map. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal laments the disappearance of classic texts from K-12 English classes.
    Mitch Kokai, August 30, 2018
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    Michigan redistricting proposal heads to the ballot

    Katelyn Caralle reports for the Washington Examiner that Michigan voters will have a chance to consider creating an independent redistricting group. The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Tuesday night in a 4-3 decision that a proposal to create an independent commission on redistricting will appear on the November ballot.
    Mitch Kokai, August 2, 2018
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    National Review wants Supreme Court to punt permanently on partisan gerrymandering

    The latest National Review features this blurb about the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest dalliance with electoral redistricting. The Supreme Court took two cases on the subject of partisan gerrymandering and unanimously failed to resolve them. In one case it found that the plaintiffs hadn’t demonstrated standing to sue (kicking…
    Mitch Kokai, July 2, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to send North Carolina’s congressional redistricting case back to a trial court for reconsideration. The Daily Journal highlights signals some N.C. Democrats are sending about their interest in raising state tax rates.
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2018