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Republican or Democrat? Fewer than 40% of NC voters will have a choice in both state house & senate in November

Fifty-eight of North Carolina’s state house seats and 18 of North Carolina’s state senate seats will lack representation from both major political parties in this November’s elections. Among North Carolina’s 5.2 million active voters, this means that 2.4 million or … Continue reading

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NC House: Partisan Composition of Voters by 2016 Candidate Affiliation

Based on the recent candidate filings, we can classify North Carolina’s 120 state house districts into one of three types: Democratic candidate(s) only, Republican candidate(s) only, and at least one candidate from both major political parties. (Although some districts do … Continue reading

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NC Senate: Partisan Composition of Voters by 2016 Candidate Affiliation

Based on the recent candidate filings, we can classify North Carolina’s 50 state senate districts into one of three types: Democratic candidate(s) only, Republican candidate(s) only, and at least one candidate from both major political parties. (Although some districts do … Continue reading

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Preview: Partisan Composition and 2016 Candidate Affiliation for NC Legislative Districts

Following the December 21st, 2015, candidate filing deadline, the lack of competition for state House and Senate seats was the subject of many headlines. In many districts, only a single candidate is running, effectively guaranteeing them re-election. In others, the … Continue reading

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NC Legislative District Population Estimates and Deviation from Ideal Population Size, 2014

Download the 2014 Population Estimates for NC Legislative Districts. Following the decennial Census, political districts, such as U.S. Congressional Districts and state legislative districts, are reapportioned to states and counties on the basis of population and their boundaries are redrawn … Continue reading

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