North Carolina: “Lewis: Statewide judicial redistricting off the table this session”

NC Policy Watch:

Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) said Friday that he does not expect the legislature to move forward with plans for statewide judicial redistricting — nor does he expect a constitutional amendment for a merit selection plan.

He spoke to reporters after the House Select Committee on Elections passed redistricting measures affecting several counties including Mecklenburg, Wake, Onslow, Hoke and Stanly counties.

“Sometimes you don’t get the entire pie, you don’t get the entire blue ribbon if you will, but you get a good strong second place or second choice and I think that’s what this is,” Lewis said.

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