from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Adjudged to be AFFIRMED.
Supplemental letter of appellee North Carolina State Board of Elections filed. (Distributed)
Supplemental letter of appellants David Harris, et al., Appellants filed. (Distributed)
The parties are directed to file letter briefs addressing the following questions: 1) Do the appellants have standing to challenge the remedial map as a partisan gerrymander 2) Is the District Court’s order denying the appellants’ objections to the remedial map appealable under 28 U. S. C. §1253 The letter briefs are to be filed simultaneously with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before noon, Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due September 6, 2016)