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The Daily Tar Heel
'Racial gerrymanders' to stand on election dayto seek relief earlier, which Riggs thinks might take the form of a 2017 specia
'Racial gerrymanders' to stand on election day
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 4 days ago
to seek relief earlier, which Riggs thinks might take the form of a 2017 special election for one-year terms. N.C. Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, who had a hand in drawing the 2011 Senate map, and state Gov. Pat McCrory could not be reached for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners“our partisan advantage.” There is “nothing wrong with political gerrymandering
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
“our partisan advantage.” There is “nothing wrong with political gerrymandering. … It is not illegal,” added state Sen. Bob Rucho. In early August, lawyers for the North Carolina Democrats seized on those comments in an appeal to the Supreme... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Is it constitutional to draw a congressional district that only one party can win?"our partisan advantage." There is "nothing wrong with political gerrymanderin
Is it constitutional to draw a congressional district that only one party can win?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
"our partisan advantage." There is "nothing wrong with political gerrymandering. … It is not illegal," added state Sen. Bob Rucho. Lawyers for the North Carolina Democrats seized on those comments in an appeal to the Supreme Court. They have... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC schools’ needs strain budgets for parents, teachersGill said. Without a tax-free weekend, retail stores have more incentive to lo
NC schools’ needs strain budgets for parents, teachers
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Gill said. Without a tax-free weekend, retail stores have more incentive to lower prices for competition, said Sen. Bob Rucho, a Mecklenburg County Republican who has served as an architect of the state’s tax policies. “The consumer wins on... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners“our partisan advantage.” There is “nothing wrong with political gerrymandering
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
“our partisan advantage.” There is “nothing wrong with political gerrymandering. … It is not illegal,” added state Sen. Bob Rucho. In early August, lawyers for the North Carolina Democrats seized on those comments in an appeal to the Supreme... Read more
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The News & Observer
170 legislative districts the work of 3 men, federal judges sayquotes trial testimony from Hofeller and legislative redistricting chairmen, Re
170 legislative districts the work of 3 men, federal judges say
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
quotes trial testimony from Hofeller and legislative redistricting chairmen, Rep. David Lewis of Harnett County and Sen. Bob Rucho of Mecklenburg. "It appears that no one besides the two Chairs had any substantive role in designing the 2011... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Federal panel strikes down NC legislative districtsthat the ... court did not disrupt the current election that is already underwa
Federal panel strikes down NC legislative districts
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
that the ... court did not disrupt the current election that is already underway," Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett, and Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, in a statement, adding they were evaluating their next legal steps. The legislature redrew the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Judges strike down legislative districtsthat the ... court did not disrupt the current election that is already underwa
Judges strike down legislative districts
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
that the ... court did not disrupt the current election that is already underway," Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett, and Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, in a statement, adding they were evaluating their next legal steps. The legislature redrew the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Federal panel strikes down N. Carolina legislative districtsthat the ... court did not disrupt the current election that is already underwa
Federal panel strikes down N. Carolina legislative districts
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
that the ... court did not disrupt the current election that is already underway," Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett, and Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, in a statement, adding they were evaluating their next legal steps. The legislature redrew the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Criticize a politician on Twitter? They might block youReps. Chuck McGrady of Hendersonville and Jason Saine of Lincolnton, Republican
Criticize a politician on Twitter? They might block you
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Reps. Chuck McGrady of Hendersonville and Jason Saine of Lincolnton, Republican state Sens. Andrew Brock of Mocksville and Bob Rucho of Mecklenburg County, Republican Tillis and Democrat Holmes. While Coleman, Brock, Rucho and Tillis did not... Read more
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The Hill
Watchdog files lawsuit alleging gerrymandering in NCthe ten Republican, three Democrat mix of the state's congressional delegation.
Watchdog files lawsuit alleging gerrymandering in NC
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
the ten Republican, three Democrat mix of the state's congressional delegation. During that February process, state Sen. Bob Rucho (R) and state Rep. David Lewis (R), co-chairs of a joint redistricting committee, acknowledged those who drew the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Democrats sue N.C. over districtsgroups to use the federal court system to take away the rights of North Carolin
Democrats sue N.C. over districts
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
groups to use the federal court system to take away the rights of North Carolina voters," Rep. David Lewis and Sen. Bob Rucho, the General Assembly's chief mapmakers, said in a release. The lawsuit largely focuses on comments made by Lewis... Read more
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The News & Observer
Common Cause sues over NC congressional districtsincluding House Minority Leader Larry Hall, a Durham Democrat; and Democratic v
Common Cause sues over NC congressional districts
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
including House Minority Leader Larry Hall, a Durham Democrat; and Democratic voters. The defendants are Lewis and Sen. Bob Rucho of Mecklenburg County, legislative leaders, the State Board of Elections and Gov. Pat McCrory. The U.S. Supreme... Read more
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The News & Observer
Common Cause suit challenges partisan gerrymandering in NCof any kind violates the constitutional rights of North Carolina voters,” Phill
Common Cause suit challenges partisan gerrymandering in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
of any kind violates the constitutional rights of North Carolina voters,” Phillips said. The suit names state Sen. Bob Rucho of Matthews, chairman of the the Senate’s redistricting committee, among the defendants. Related content Editor's... Read more

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