Politico --------- The Supreme Court has blocked a lower court's order requiring North Carolina's legislature to redraw the state's congressional district boundaries for this year's elections. The justices appear to have split, 7-2, in deciding to put on hold the ruling that tossed out the state's map as "an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander" in favor of Republicans. The map will likely remain in effect for the 2018 midterm elections. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, two Democratic appointees who are considered the court's most liberal justices, recorded their dissent. However, none of the justices released a statement explaining their rationale. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.
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