Tim talks with Dr. Rebecca Tippett and Dr. Michael Bitzer how the 2020 Census numbers mean so much for the future of our state. 

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Last week, the 2020 Census report confirmed North Carolina would get a 14th Congressional district. Where will that district exist? Will Republicans draw it for themselves? 

On this week’s episode of "Tying It Together With Tim Boyum," Tim dives into the intrigue and how it could impact every congressional and state legislative map. Dr. Rebecca Tippett with Carolina Demography and Dr. Michael Bitzer, a political scientist from Catawba College, join for a fun and fascinating conversation on how these numbers mean so much for the future of our state. They’re two of the best minds in the state on these issues.


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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with power players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.