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Politics Podcast: The Gerrymandering Fight Moves To The States

In June, the Supreme Court ruled that federal courts would not decide cases on partisan gerrymandering. Now the legal battle has moved to the states. A North Carolina court panel ruled Tuesday that the state’s legislative maps violate the state’s constitution, ordering that they be redrawn within two weeks. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller and Cook Political Report House Editor David Wasserman discuss why the North Carolina court ruled the way it did and what it means for the rest of the country.

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