Supreme Court halts redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps


The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court’s order for North Carolina to redraw its congressional district maps.

The court issued a in the case, which would have required the state redraw its congressional district maps by the end of the month.

The ruling comes after North Carolina Republicans the Supreme Court to block a federal court’s decision that the state’s maps were an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.

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