Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts denied a request to halt a ruling earlier this month that declared the 1st and 12th congressional districts in North Carolina to be racial gerrymanders, meaning elections in those districts are halted until new maps are approved.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts denied a request to halt a ruling earlier this month that declared the 1st and 12th congressional districts in North Carolina to be racial gerrymanders, meaning elections in those districts are halted until new maps are approved. Nati Harnik AP
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts denied a request to halt a ruling earlier this month that declared the 1st and 12th congressional districts in North Carolina to be racial gerrymanders, meaning elections in those districts are halted until new maps are approved. Nati Harnik AP

Chief Justice denies request to halt NC redistricting order

February 19, 2016 10:12 PM