UPDATED Dec. 2, 2021, at 4:09 PM

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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in North Carolina
Status:Tabled
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
13 districts
majority
This map
14 districts+1
There are 5 Democratic-leaning seats, 6 Republican-leaning seats and 3 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: -2 Republican-leaning seats, +3 highly competitive seats.
The competitiveness and fairness of North Carolina's maps
Median seat
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Proposal "CBK-5"D+0.6
Proposal "CBK-4"D+0.6
Proposal "CST-10"D+0.6
Proposal "CCH-6"D+0.6
Proposal "CST-8"D+0.5
Proposal "CST-6"D+0.4
Proposal "CMT-9"R+5.7
Old mapR+6.4
Proposal "CST-2"R+10.7
Proposal "CBA-2"R+10.8
Proposal "CBK-3"R+11.4
New mapR+11.4
Efficiency gap
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
Proposal "CST-10"R+5.5
Proposal "CCH-6"R+5.5
Proposal "CBK-4"R+5.6
Proposal "CBK-5"R+5.6
Proposal "CST-8"R+5.8
Proposal "CST-6"R+5.9
Old mapR+8.5
Proposal "CBA-2"R+20.0
New mapR+20.1
Proposal "CMT-9"R+26.2
Proposal "CST-2"R+27.2
Proposal "CBK-3"R+27.2
Competitiveness
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
Proposal "CCH-6"4/14
Proposal "CST-10"4/14
Proposal "CST-8"4/14
Proposal "CBK-4"3/14
Proposal "CBK-5"3/14
Proposal "CMT-9"2/14
Proposal "CST-6"2/14
Proposal "CBA-2"1/14
Proposal "CBK-3"1/14
New map1/14
Old map0/13
Proposal "CST-2"0/14
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in North Carolina
White
Black
Hispanic
Asian
Other
DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
G.K. ButterfieldD
D+5
2nd
Deborah RossD
D+27
3rd
Greg MurphyR
R+26
4th
David PriceD
D+22
5th
Virginia FoxxR
R+38
6th
Kathy ManningD
D+22
7th
David RouzerR
R+20
8th
Ted BuddR
R+39
9th
Dan BishopR
R+5
10th
Patrick McHenryR
R+39
11th
Madison CawthornR
R+15
12th
Alma AdamsD
D+35
13th
OPEN
D+3
14th
Richard HudsonR
R+4

The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.

The latest in North Carolina

Nov. 4, 2021

The North Carolina state Senate and state House have approved a new congressional map, CST-13, along party lines. The map does not need the approval of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, so it is now law. But litigation that could overturn the map has already started. A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of the North Carolina NAACP, and Democrats are already promising to file another lawsuit challenging the map.

The state’s previous map, which was redrawn ahead of the 2020 election because a court ruled Republicans had gerrymandered the previous map, already favors Republicans with eight red seats and five blue seats, and the state’s new map pushes that advantage even further. The new map, which was drawn by the Senate Redistricting and Election Committee, has two fewer Democratic-leaning seats, two more Republican-leaning ones and one more competitive seat, for a final tally of 10 Republican-leaning seats, three Democratic-leaning seats and one competitive seat.

As far as vulnerable incumbents go, the map makes Democratic Rep. Kathy Manning’s new district (renumbered the 11th District) a solidly Republican seat. Democrat Rep. G.K. Butterfield’s 1st District is now a highly competitive seat (the new 2nd District) that leans Democratic by just 1 point.

Latest updates
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Nov. 16
The North Carolina League of Conservation Voters filed a lawsuit in state court challenging the enacted congressional and legislative redistricting maps as partisan gerrymanders in violation of the state's constitution. Plaintiffs also argue that the maps dilute the voting power of Black voters in violation of the state constitution.
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Nov. 5
A group of North Carolina citizens have filed a lawsuit in state court. Plaintiffs argue that the new congressional map is a partisan gerrymander in violation of the state's constitutional guarantees of free elections (art. I § 10), equal protection under the law (art. I § 19), freedom of speech (art. 1 § 14), and freedom of assembly (art. 1 § 12).
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Nov. 4
The North Carolina Legislature voted to approve new congressional (S740), state Senate (S739), and state House (H976) maps. These maps are effective immediately; under state law redistricting bills do not require the Governor's signature.

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Who controls redistricting in North Carolina in 2021?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and enacted by the Republican state legislature.