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General News    H3'ed 7/27/19

The right to a free and fair vote in America might rest on this landmark court case

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"Plaintiffs in North Carolina say Republicans drew maps ‘impervious to the will of the voters’ that will be used in 2020.By sidelining itself in the fight over partisan gerrymandering, however, the supreme court did not end the fight. Instead it has moved to the states, including back to North Carolina, where Lewis and fellow Republican legislators are currently on trial for allegedly, by manipulating the maps, violating citizens’ rights to a free and fair vote.A ruling against the Republicans in North Carolina, analysts say, could be galvanizing, setting off a wave of gerrymandering challenges in other states. But the stakes in North Carolina are special."

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