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Friday, 01 July 2011 00:00

First Shot at the New Districts

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So, the North Carolina General Assembly just released their first proposed maps for the new congressional districts.  Here are my first thoughts.

After taking a moment to look at the newly proposed congressional districts. I'd like to share just a couple of my thoughts. As you look over these too, please be sure to look at all the facts and not just a few.

1. I don't like the maps.  They still look like "bug splats".

‎2. I wish that we could just start at one side of the state and start dividing up the districts

Problem is, we can't just do that - by law.

Apparently, we are bound by law to take many different things into consideration. Many of these laws were enacted to attempt to right a previous wrong. However,

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