Redistricting News

Poll: N.C. Voters Support Redistricting Reform

A strong majority of North Carolina voters support reforming the state's redistricting process, according to a new poll commissioned by the nonpartisan N.C. Center for Voter Education.

The survey finds 69 percent of voters concerned about the influence of partisan politics in creating legislative and congressional voting maps. Seventy-seven percent of voters believe there is a conflict of interest when legislators draw their own districts, including 73 percent of Republicans, 76 percent of Democrats and 82 percent of unaffiliated voters.


Redistricting News

Gerrymandering Documentary Screening Coming to Greensboro

How does redistricting affect your life?

What happens when lawmakers draw districts to favor one party over the other?

Join the Piedmont Triad League of Women Voters and the North Carolina Center for Voter Education for a free screening of a documentary on gerrymandering to learn the answers to these important questions.  This entertaining and engaging story looks at the role partisan politics often plays in redistricting and what really happens when you have politicians drawing their own district lines and choosing their own voters.

If you have an interest in politics or your local community, then this is an event not to be missed.  The documentary takes an unbiased view of the flaws in the redistricting process, skewering both Democrats and Republicans alike, in the hopes of finding a more open, more sensible way to redraw district lines every 10 years.

Following the movie, we will have a discussion on redistricting and the prospects for reform here in North Carolina, as well as take questions from the audience.

The screening will be held on Tuesday, May 14, at 7:00pm at the Greensboro Historical Museum.  The Greensboro Historical Museum is located at 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401. (see map)

The screening is free and open to the public.  If you have any questions, please email Brent Laurenz at or call 877-558-6837.