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The first official redistricting maps have been released by state House and state Senate redistricting committees, and Beaufort County seems to be coming out well.

In the State House, Beaufort would be paired with Pamlico, Hyde, and Dare counties, a solidly Republican district.  Rep. Keith Kidwell is the only incumbent to live within that district. 

For the state senate, it is what was expected.   Beaufort County would be paired with Craven and Lenoir in a new senate district, which would be a generally Republican voting district.  There is one incumbent senator in the district, somewhat liberal leaning Jim Perry, R, of Lenoir County.

For Congress, 5 options have been presented, some keeping Beaufort County in the 3rd district and some moving it to the 1st.  One map is very close to the old 1st district as it existed for several decades until 1992.  Congressman Murphy stays in the 3rd district in some maps and is moved to the 1st in others.

 


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( October 26th, 2021 @ 1:05 pm )
 
Senator Jim Perry helped impose AOC's Green New Deal on NC. We can do a lot better for a state senator. The General Assembly website shows he voted for H 951, NC's green new deal, the Senate version which was far worse than the House version. I also learned he is part of RINO Phil Berger's leadership team, so I suspect his fingerprints are on this monstrosity that will send our electric bills into the stratosphere far more than just voting for it. Lets look for other options. The Senate version of H 951 was a cowardly sell out to Roy Cooper. We need legislators who will fight for us, not sell us out to the enemy.



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