WRAL Editorial Calls for Non-Partisan Redistricting

Referencing the work of the nonpartisan panel of retired North Carolina justices and judges in creating an unofficial congressional map for North Carolina, WRAL called on voters to elect candidates that pledge to reform the redistricting process.

“It is quite doable, as a bipartisan group of retired North Carolina judges demonstrated this summer. Duke University and Common Cause brought together the panel. In as little as 12 to 15 hours members created 13 geographically-compact U.S. House of Representatives districts, focusing only on keeping each relatively equal in population and in compliance with the federal Voting Rights act, and NOT considering political party registration or voting history.”

Read more at http://www.wral.com/editorial-elect-legislators-who-will-enact-non-partisan-redistricting-revive-judicial-election-reforms/16108426/

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