North Carolina Voter Plaintiffs File Brief in Opposition to a Stay of Redistricting Decision


By Richard Winger On February 9, the plaintiffs in Harris v McCrory filed this twenty-page response in U.S. District Court, setting forth reasons why last week’s redistricting decision should not be stayed. The brief is quite forceful in blaming the state for the fact that the primary election is too close in time to allow for new U.S. House districts. The brief points out that late last year, the legislature moved the congressional primary from May to March, knowing at the time that the U.S. House districts might need to be redrawn. Thanks to Rick Hasen for the link. …read more