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    You may want to inform your friends at RRH that Cromartie revolved almost entirely around the actions and motives of the legislators involved in drafting the 1997 version of NC-12. They went so far as examining internal emails, to say nothing of official statements by the redistricting authority.

    As for how a district is defined as more or less gerrymandered, here's a good source for measures of compactness. By any measure, the 1997 version of NC-12, which is posted below, was more compact than the proposed 2011 version.

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