Politifact: Robin Hayes defines a gerrymander

Friday, January 12, 2018
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This week in Politifact: Fact-checking NC GOP Chairman Robin Hayes.

Robin Hayes, chairman of the N.C. GOP, issued a statement suggesting that the judges who on Tuesday struck down North Carolina's election districts for U.S. Congress have a 'warped' understanding of gerrymandering.

"A 'gerrymander' is by definition and common understanding, a strange looking 'monster' drawing. This map is clearly not that," Hayes said in a Jan. 10 statement.

Politifact looked at this statement.

Here's what they found.