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On maps and “muscling” for power (video)

If you haven’t been following the redistricting debate – here’s the CliffsNotes version:

Damon Circosta, executive director of the N.C. Center for Voter Education [1], joins us on News & Views this weekend to discuss the redistricting process and why those squiggly lines [2] that divide our counties are critically important ahead of 2012.

The Republican leadership is expected to hold floor votes on the maps next week. Then the federal courts or the U.S. Department of Justice will have to give their blessing.

For a preview of Chris Fitzsimon’s radio interview with Damon Circosta, click below: