Redistricting

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    Gerrymandering from A to Z

    Ugly Gerry is a new font created entirely from Congressional districts. Here are some samples: … It’s not pretty, but gerrymandering never is. H/T: Scott Alexander…
    Jon Guze, October 8, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that the John Locke Foundation is taking part in a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s certificate-of-need restrictions. The Daily Journal urges a three-judge panel not to tinker with North Carolina’s new election maps behind closed doors with no transparency.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on plaintiffs’ complaints about newly drawn N.C. legislative election maps. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges readers not to personalize political disagreements.  …
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert reaction to North Carolina’s new legislative election maps. Donald van der Vaart’s Daily Journal questions a planned “global climate strike.”…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports that the animosity generated by this week’s budget veto override vote could threaten a permanent solution of North Carolina’s redistricting problem. Jordan Roberts’ Daily Journal examines the Trump administration’s positive impact on health care innovation.
    Mitch Kokai, September 13, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. legislative debate surrounding redrawing election maps. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why Indiana’s Medicaid expansion should not serve as a model for North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal that the Cooper administration’s stance on renewable-energy tax credits could lead to higher N.C. life insurance premiums. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges lawmakers to enact long-term redistricting reform as they follow a court order to redraw current election maps.
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert reaction to this week’s ruling in a partisan gerrymandering court dispute. The Daily Journal highlights one longtime redistricting lawyer’s advice for future mapmakers.
    Mitch Kokai, September 5, 2019