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Friday, November 20, 2015

Now figure in moving polling places, and voter suppression...



Life among the gerrymanders:
...a Republican-dominated state government that redrew legislative districts in such a way that guaranteed GOP domination for at least a decade. Republicans own a 34-16 edge in the state senate and a 73-45 margin in the state house—numbers that hardly reflect a state with 2.6 million registered Democrats and 1.9 million registered Republicans. Under McCrory, the state government has shifted heavily in favor of rural North Carolina, riling metropolitan areas, where Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 2-to-1. 
Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/11/charlottes-great-train-debate-213365#ixzz3s4S9p9rh

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