The new Republican majority has ruled favorably for GOP legislators by striking down previous redistricting decisions and upholding a photo voter identification mandate.
Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is not a legal party in the case but supports carrying out the plan that his administration helped create.
Rehearing a case is an option for the court when someone contends justices ‘overlooked or misapprehended’ facts or laws.
Allison Riggs is a co-leader of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice in Durham.