Just as I'm ready to publish the demographic & electoral result calculations for their first proposal ... Well, I'll have the calculations for their newest map as soon as I get a shapefile or block equivalency file
Although the court didn't strike down District 24 in Guilford County, here's why I think it should be slightly redrawn anyway: Doing so enables me to put the entire city of High Point in District 27, eliminating another split municipality, which is one of the court's criteria
Furthermore, my draft map is hardly a Democratic gerrymander: The mean-median test still favors the GOP by 4%, meaning Trump won the median districts by an average of 8% compared to his 4% statewide win. But that's still much smaller than the illegal map's 8% GOP bonus (Trump+12)
I'm still working my way through drawing nonpartisan NC state House map. I've finished a draft for every county grouping except Mecklenburg County, which is particularly challenging due to its size
Well then ... now North Carolina Republicans are saying they're standing by the state Senate district map they proposed yesterday. In that case, I'm re-upping the my data analysis of it from earlier today (now correctly labeled) #NCpol
Here are the 2010 racial demographics & 2008-2016 statewide election results for the new "baseline" North Carolina Senate districts Republicans "randomly" (but not really) chose yesterday as a starting point to fix their illegal gerrymander #NCpol #NCGA https://drive.google.com/open?id=1PLR1yw6ned1QDVI6G_SH4gDKXUMJfeZvHWVjRzebD0k …
Further update regarding NC legislative redistricting
You can follow @PoliticsWolf.
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.
Enjoy Threader? Sign up.
Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.