We have some spectacular news in from North Carolina – state courts have rejected the state’s gerrymandered GOP-drawn district maps! The court is also requiring new non-partisan maps to be drawn by September 18, 2019. This will affect half of North Carolina’s House districts and 21 of the state’s 50 Senate districts. For a deep dive into the specifics, check out Slate’s article covering this news – I recommend it, some of the court’s statements are heartening to read.