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All congressional district boundaries will require adjustment in 2021 redistricting

North Carolina will likely have 14 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives following the post-2020 Census reapportionment process. While we cannot guarantee a 14th seat (no matter how likely), we can guarantee significant changes to the state’s congressional district … Continue reading

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[INFOGRAPHIC] NC Guide to Apportionment & Redistricting

To view this in a separate webpage, please click here. About the Author Caylin Bullock is a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Mathematical Decision Sciences with a minor in Social and Economic Justice. She is passionate about using data-driven … Continue reading

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Redistricting North Carolina in 2011

Based on the 2010 census, North Carolina’s total number of congressional districts remained the same during the reapportionment process—13 House seats. But not every district drawn 10 years earlier that was based on the 2000 Census data grew at the … Continue reading

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Few criteria govern the redistricting process in North Carolina

Every decade, following the release of decennial census data and the reapportionment process, state legislatures and committees redraw district boundaries to account for population changes. This process is called redistricting. As of 2010, there were 43 states with at least … Continue reading

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Population Change & the Political Landscape: An Introduction to Reapportionment & Redistricting in NC

The major function of the decennial census is apportionment, the allocation of the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives to states based on their population size. Every 10 years, following reapportionment, states undergo a redistricting process, redrawing congressional … Continue reading

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