Politics Podcast: The ‘Special Master’ Who Will Redraw NC Districts


Publish Date:
November 3, 2017
  • Schrader, Jordan
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Domecast, The News & Observer’s weekly podcast on government and politics in North Carolina, is ready for the weekend of Nov. 4 and 5, 2017.

We welcome reporter Taylor Knopf of N.C. Health News, who explains the connection between North Carolina’s foster care system and the opioid epidemic.

This week, judges refused to let state lawmakers make a third attempt to draw the districts that elect them. Instead, they named Nathaniel Persily, a Stanford law professor, to review state House and Senate districts in Guilford, Hoke, Cumberland, Wake and Mecklenburg counties.

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