Federal Court Appears to Order North Carolina to Skip Primary or Postpone November Federal Election

What law gives three federal judges this power?

(From Fox News)

The court added: “It may be possible for the State to conduct a general election using a constitutionally compliant districting plan without holding a primary election. Or, it may be viable for the State to conduct a primary election on [Election Day] 2018, using a constitutionally compliant congressional districting plan, and then conduct a general election sometime before the new Congress is seated in January 2019.”

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