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Should it be legal to have a congressional district only one party can win?

August 15, 2016

By David Savage
LA Times

North Carolina may be a swing state in presidential politics, with polls showing Hillary Clinton now leading Donald Trump.But there’s no question who will win most of the state’s 13 House congressional districts in November. “It’s virtually certain that Republicans will hold their 10-to-3 advantage, regardless of what happens in the presidential race,” said David Wasserman, an analyst with Cook Political Report. “The districts are simply far too polarized.”