October 26, 2017/Press

NCDP Statement on Special Master Appointment in Covington Case

Raleigh – North Carolina Democratic Party Chair Wayne Goodwin released the following statement after a federal three judge panel appointed a special master to review unconstitutional racial gerrymanders in several North Carolina legislative districts:

“This is a stunning rebuke of Republican legislators who refused to fix their racists maps and a colossal political failure from Speaker Moore and Senator Berger. They had a chance to fix their maps and doubled down instead – and now the courts will fix it for them.”