Senate Leader Phil Berger names Senate Redistricting Committee

Press release from the office of Senator Phil Berger: 

Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) on Thursday announced the following members will serve on the Senate Redistricting Committee:

Chair: Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell)
Members: Dan Bishop (R-Mecklenburg), Dan Blue (D-Wake), Harry Brown (R-Onlsow), Ben Clark (D-Hoke),Warren Daniel (R-Burke), Kathy Harrington (R-Gaston), Brent Jackson (R-Sampson), Michael Lee (R-New Hanover), Paul Lowe (D-Forsyth), Paul Newton (R- Cabarrus), Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick), Erica Smith-Ingram (D-Northampton), Terry Van Duyn (D-Buncombe), and Trudy Wade (R-Guilford).

“I appreciate these members’ willingness to serve and their commitment to undertaking a fair and thorough redistricting process with ample notice and opportunities for public input once we receive instruction from the courts,” said Berger.

In the adjournment resolution, lawmakers commit to conduct a redistricting session no later than November 15 to provide an orderly and fair process to ensure adequate representation for North Carolina voters.

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Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. His writing has appeared in Gulf Coast, the Miracle Monocle, Juked and elsewhere. His debut novel, The Wind Under the Door, is now available.

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