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Democracy NC: Ruling Overturning Gerrymandered Legislative Districts a “Tremendous Victory” for Voters
Democracy NC Highlights Need for Strong Early Voting Plans: 73,500 Extra Hours – More Voters, Needing More Time to Vote
VICTORY! Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down NC Voting Restrictions
On July 29, a federal appeals court struck down North Carolina’s restrictive omnibus voting law in a sweeping victory for voting rights, holding that it was “passed with racially discriminatory intent.” Democracy North Carolina, the state’s largest voting-rights organization, praised the ruling.
Isela Gutierrez: Protecting the right to vote
Democracy NC: March Primary Signals Big Problems for NC Voters
Democracy North Carolina released key findings from the March 2016 Primary on May 26, providing mounting evidence that North Carolina’s 2013 voting law is having a negative impact on voters. The research was included in an amicus brief that includes specific instances of voter disenfranchisement and asks a federal appeals court to overturn the law.
Democracy NC Demands Provisional Recount in Forsyth
Democracy North Carolina has found big problems with the handling of more than 100 provisional ballots in Forsyth County’s March Primary. The organization is demanding 130 ballots be counted.
29,000 NC Voters Saved by Provisions in Election Law that Legislators Aim to Kill
Federal Court Strikes Down Gerrymandered Districts
A federal court panel ruled that two of North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts are racial gerrymanders and must be redrawn.
Problems at the Polls in 2014
Groups Challenge Drop in Voter Registrations
Groups file a lawsuit against NC for violating the federal voter registration law after the agencies fail to fix systematic problems.