'I shared them with journalists as a response to the assertion by the legislative defendants through counsel that they should be destroyed,' Stephanie tells NPR.
'The Court finds that in many election environments, it is the carefully crafted maps, and not the will of the voters, that dictate the election outcomes in a significant number of legislative districts and, ultimately, the majority control of the General Assembly,' a three-judge panel of the Wake County Superior Court wrote in their ruling.
Hofeller's work across the country — including in Arizona, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia,.
'The reason I don't identify as a Democrat is because I'm an anarchist,' she says. 'I don't believe that we're going to really find solutions to the deeper problems of inequality in a system that demands a hierarchy, which is, by definition, unequal.'