Redistricting

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    How to Attend, and Speak at, the Three Redistricting Hearings Scheduled for this Week

    Here are the details for the three North Carolina General Assembly redistricting hearings scheduled for this week and how you can sign up to testify at them: Cullowhee, Tuesday, September 21 Time:  5:00 PM Location:  Western Carolina University Health & Human Services Building Address:  3971 Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee In-person…
    Andy Jackson, September 20, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a leading state senator’s critique of a left-wing redistricting activist. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion discusses race and the impact of ideas in the classroom.
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2021
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    Testimony to Joint Redistricting Committee Hearing in Rocky Mount

    Below is my prepared testimony at a joint meeting of the North Carolina House and Senate Redistricting Committees in Rocky Mount on September 15: Senators and Representatives: I am Andy Jackson from neighboring Wake County. I am with the John Locke Foundation. Thank you for setting up this hearing and…
    Andy Jackson, September 15, 2021
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    How to Attend, and Speak at, the Six Redistricting Hearings Scheduled for this Week

    I have previously posted on how to attend, and sign up to speak at, redistricting hearings scheduled for September 14 (today)  and September 15. For the sake of convenience, here are the details for all six redistricting hearings scheduled for this week,…
    Andy Jackson, September 14, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Dallas Woodhouse reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest round of election redistricting hearings. One CJ Opinion highlights Democratic contradictions in their responses to a bill targeting public school indoctrination. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion explains why tellers of history should not be judges.  …
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2021
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    Details for Wednesday, September 15 Redistricting Hearings

    I had previously posted that the General Assembly is hosting redistricting in Winston-Salem and Elizabeth City on Tuesday, September 14. The General Assembly is also hosting two redistricting hearings on Wednesday, September 15 in Rocky Mount and Durham. Here are the details: Rocky Mount Time: 5:00…
    Andy Jackson, September 13, 2021
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    Michigan’s ‘Independent’ Redistricting Group Features Partisan Bias

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon documents a problem with Michigan’s so-called “independent” redistricting commission. A self-described “independent” commissioner tasked with redrawing Michigan’s political districts donated to left-wing causes and spoke at a local “progressive Democratic” group’s general meeting. Attorney Rebecca Szetela, who applied in Oct. 2019…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2021
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    North Carolina Redistricting: Democracy North Carolina

    While the budget negations between the North Carolina House and Senate may still be ongoing, the redistricting process continues to be on the minds both of election activists and the media. With such state and even national interest in North Carolina’s redistricting process, the Civitas Center for Public Integrity is…
    Jim Stirling, September 3, 2021