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  •  The high black percentage (61%) (0+ / 0-)

    is risky, but really as far as county splits go it's not worse than NC-01.  Believe me... Georgia Democrats tried worse when they were in charge of redistricting.

    •  it screams racial gerrymander, though, (1+ / 0-)
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      especially being 61% black. If it was clean and that high maybe not, but being cut so precisely and being so ugly, cutting so many different communities, it definitely doesn't look like it'd be safe to go into court with.

      ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

      by James Allen on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 01:51:02 PM PDT

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