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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in North Carolina
partisan lean of districts:
There are 4 Democratic-leaning seats, 6 Republican-leaning seats and 4 highly competitive seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: -1 Democratic-leaning seat, -2 Republican-leaning seats, +4 highly competitive seats.
Map source: North Carolina General Assembly
The competitiveness and fairness of North Carolina's maps
Difference between the partisan lean of the state’s median district and the state as a whole.
Difference between each party’s share of “wasted votes” — those that don’t contribute to a candidate winning.
The number of districts in the state whose partisan leans are between R+5 and D+5.
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in North Carolina
|District||Incumbent||Partisan lean||Racial makeup|
Deborah K. RossD
Gregory F. MurphyR
Kathy E. ManningD
Patrick T. McHenryR
The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.
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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.
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).
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.
All of the other proposed maps in North Carolina