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SB 757 - Requires Judicial Redistricting - North Carolina Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (28-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Judicial Redistricting

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that requires judicial redistricting for elections in 2018 and thereafter.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires redistricting of the Superior Courts in Mecklenburg, Pender and New Hanover counties and the District Courts in Wake and Mecklenburg counties (Sec. 1)

  • Specifies that Mecklenburg county would be divvied up for District Court seats, and its Superior Court districts would be adjusted to reflect population changes there (Sec. 1).

  • Amends the composition and number of judges of districts that have less than a whole county, or with part of one county and part of another county (Sec. 1).

  • Requires district judges who have already filed for the 2018 elections in their county-wide districts to refile in the new districts established by this bill (Secs. 1-4).

  • Specifies that this bill takes effect January 1, 2019, with the exception of elections in 2018, which must be held accordingly to these changes (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement from labeling judicial seats by the incumbents’ names (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (70-45) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Judicial Redistricting

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that requires judicial redistricting for elections in 2018 and thereafter.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires redistricting of the Superior Courts in Mecklenburg, Pender and New Hanover counties and the District Courts in Wake and Mecklenburg counties (Sec. 1)

  • Specifies that Mecklenburg county would be divvied up for District Court seats, and its Superior Court districts would be adjusted to reflect population changes there (Sec. 1).

  • Amends the composition and number of judges of districts that have less than a whole county, or with part of one county and part of another county (Sec. 1).

  • Requires district judges who have already filed for the 2018 elections in their county-wide districts to refile in the new districts established by this bill (Secs. 1-4).

  • Specifies that this bill takes effect January 1, 2019, with the exception of elections in 2018, which must be held accordingly to these changes (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement from labeling judicial seats by the incumbents’ names (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-15) -

Title: Requires Judicial Redistricting

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Judicial Redistricting

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