Jim Blaine, chief of staff for Senate Leader Phil Berger, left, reviews a districting map used from 1983-1992, before the 12th District was formed with Democratic Senators Senator Floyd McKissick, Jr., center, and Dan Blue, right, during a break in the Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting meeting at the N.C. Legislature on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.
Jim Blaine, chief of staff for Senate Leader Phil Berger, left, reviews a districting map used from 1983-1992, before the 12th District was formed with Democratic Senators Senator Floyd McKissick, Jr., center, and Dan Blue, right, during a break in the Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting meeting at the N.C. Legislature on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Jim Blaine, chief of staff for Senate Leader Phil Berger, left, reviews a districting map used from 1983-1992, before the 12th District was formed with Democratic Senators Senator Floyd McKissick, Jr., center, and Dan Blue, right, during a break in the Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting meeting at the N.C. Legislature on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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