A replacement map for North Carolina’s congressional districts was finalized Friday, with its lines redrawn to address alleged extreme partisan bias and endangering reelection prospects for two Republicans next year.
By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
The judges halted the use of these districts less than two months after they struck down state House and Senate districts.
The 2018 congressional result in North Carolina’s 9th District was thrown out because of GOP fraud, prompting a special election just held on Tuesday with a narrow victory by Republican Dan Bishop. The campaign was seen by both parties as…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The results in the district underscored the rural-urban split between the parties, with the Republican running up substantial numbers in outlying areas and the Democrat eroding GOP advantages in suburban areas.
By Gretchen Frazee
The special election is being held after results from last November were thrown on suspicions of ballot fraud.
It’s been a week since Hurricane Dorian devastated the Abaco Islands and part of Grand Bahama. Many residents of the stricken areas have left their ruined homes or are waiting in lines for transportation out, because leaving is their best…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including what’s at stake in North Carolina’s special congressional election on Tuesday, former Rep. Mark Sanford’s announcement that he’ll challenge…
By Jonathan Lemire, Alan Fram, Associated Press
Trying to prove his political clout by pushing a Republican to victory in a special election, President Donald Trump used a North Carolina rally on Monday to paint a bleak picture of a nation that he claimed would be overrun…
As work crews cleared roads from debris and checked power lines, North Carolina residents began assessing the damage on Saturday after Hurricane Dorian skirted the state's coast this week. Reuters reporter Amanda Becker joins Hari Sreenivasan from Nags Head, North…
By Jeffrey Collins, Ben Finley, Associated Press
As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian.
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