A panel of federal judges struck down North Carolina’s congressional map on Tuesday, declaring it unconstitutionally gerrymandered and demanding that the Republican-controlled General Assembly redraw district lines before this year’s midterm elections.

This is a separate case than the one dealing with the Wisconsin district maps, though of a similar nature. Gill v. Whitford has been argued but a final SCOTUS ruling is pending.

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