A bi-partisan group says it is time to stop allowing politicians to draw new congressional and legislative districts every decade so they stay in power. The N.C. Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform urged the state Senate on Tuesday to pass legislation now for the next round of redistricting after the 2020 census.
A bill modeled on an Iowa law would direct the General Assembly's non-partisan professional staff to redraw legislative and congressional districts, instead of lawmakers.
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