Supreme Court Delays Primary Over Redistricting Lawsuits - State and Federal Communications

December 10, 2021  •  

Supreme Court Delays Primary Over Redistricting Lawsuits

North Carolina State Legislative Building

The North Carolina Supreme Court ordered the 2022 primary elections be delayed two months from March 8 to May 17.

The order comes in response to lawsuits filed challenging the recently approved redistricting maps.

The order also suspends candidate filing until the litigation is resolved.

The Supreme Court also stated the lawsuits must be heard and ruled upon by January 11, citing the need for urgency in resolving the matter.

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