Rep. John Faircloth checks maps during a meeting of joint redistricting committees Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. North Carolina lawmakers returned for a special legislative session Monday.
Rep. John Faircloth checks maps during a meeting of joint redistricting committees Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. North Carolina lawmakers returned for a special legislative session Monday. TAKAAKI IWABU 2011 News & Observer file photo
Rep. John Faircloth checks maps during a meeting of joint redistricting committees Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. North Carolina lawmakers returned for a special legislative session Monday. TAKAAKI IWABU 2011 News & Observer file photo