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The Federal and State Battle Over Partisan Redistricting

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Redistricting and Gerrymandering in North Carolina

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In the second half of the 2010-decade, legal challenges regarding partisan gerrymandering to North Carolina’s redistricting efforts came to a culmination in both federal and state court rulings. Following legislative redistricting that focused purely on partisan dynamics, three important North Carolina court cases would define the concept of partisan gerrymandering by federal court rulings, as well as by a North Carolina court ruling that signaled a new approach to confronting partisan gerrymandering.

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Bitzer, J.M. (2021). The Federal and State Battle Over Partisan Redistricting. In: Redistricting and Gerrymandering in North Carolina. Palgrave Studies in US Elections. Palgrave Pivot, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80747-4_6

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