Redistricting

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a recent check of transparency among N.C. county governments. The Daily Journal suggests debate about gerrymandering in North Carolina involves a “Barry Bonds effect.”  …
    Mitch Kokai, March 26, 2019
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    Legislative redistricting leaders defend themselves in The Atlantic

    Two leaders of the N.C. General Assembly’s redistricting work explain their recent actions in The Atlantic. Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett, leads the House’s redistricting committee, while Sen. Ralph Hise, R-Mitchell, leads his chamber’s corresponding group. “I propose that we draw the maps to give a partisan advantage to 10…
    Mitch Kokai, March 25, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The N.C. Supreme Court has a new chief justice, new associate justice, and a 6-1 partisan advantage for Democrats. Rick Henderson analyzes the political implications of recent Supreme Court changes for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops critiques Gov. Roy Cooper’s education budget proposals.
    Mitch Kokai, March 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest N.C. legislation targeting human trafficking. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why conservatives should support election redistricting reform.
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on reaction to a Wake County judge’s controversial decision to strike down two N.C. constitutional amendments. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal examines the latest proposals for election redistricting reform in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, February 28, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov Roy Cooper’s State of the State address. Don Carrington offers a timeline of key Cooper administration actions linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Daily Journal explains how a footnote in a recent legal brief highlights uncertainty about…
    Mitch Kokai, February 26, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the first bill filed this year to reform the N.C. electoral redistricting process. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal addresses the morality of wealth.
    Mitch Kokai, February 14, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a gerrymandering event at Duke that looked ahead to the next U.S. Supreme Court battle involving N.C. congressional districts. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal highlights the unfinished business of school finance reform in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, January 29, 2019