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Democracy North Carolina is the state’s most respected source of impartial data on the role of money in politics, voter participation and good government. Learn more »


Democracy North Carolina is one of the few advocacy groups in our state to maintain an on-the-ground grassroots organizing presence every year, all year round. Learn more »


Democracy North Carolina is dedicated to inspiring and training new civic leaders for our state, especially new leaders from younger generations who will secure and protect pro-democracy reform
in the years to come. Learn more »


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What's New?

Supreme Court Orders New Look at Maps

Democracy NC applauds the US Supreme Court’s ruling that North Carolina’s redistricting plans for Congressional and legislative seats must be reexamined to see if they promote excessive segregation. Here’s why.

Elections Wake Up Call

A new analysis shows that election law changes, confusion, and poor preparation may have blocked as many as 50,000 voters. This election should be a wake-up call: If the 2013 law is not overturned, large-scale changes will be needed to avert a disaster in the 2016 presidential election.

Research Highlights