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General Assembly Republicans Aim to Rig the System for Control

In a deceitful display of raw power, Republican leaders of the NC General Assembly changed from smiling helpers of hurricane victims to greedy manipulators determined to expand their power, even as the federal courts said their legislative districts (and election) were illegitimate. Bills introduced on December 14 use a combination sledge hammer and surgical knife [...]

Democracy NC Announces Retirement of Longtime Executive Director

DURHAM, N.C. — Longtime Democracy North Carolina Executive Director Bob Hall has announced that he will retire next spring. Plans for the leadership change, quietly underway for over a year, were announced this morning in an email to the organization’s more than 70,000 supporters. For the past 25 years, Hall has directed the organization’s campaigns [...]

ID Troubles? You Can Vote!

Vote With or Without a Photo ID This describes the ID requirements to vote, beginning with the spring 2016 primary – plus some options if you find it difficult to get a photo ID. (8/6/15) What is an “Acceptable ID”? You have other options, but to vote at the polls with a regular ballot, you [...]

By | 2017-01-03T12:05:15+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Home Slider|0 Comments

Dr. Martin Luther King Calls Us to Lead in 2016

“Voting is the foundation stone for political action.” Dr. King said, “This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action.” You are called to lead in 2016: It’s your time! Get flyers with the election rules to share with others. Help  people register and vote. Create a [...]

By | 2016-01-23T10:27:59+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Get Out the Vote|0 Comments

New Report: Silenced Voters Sound the Alarm

Alarm Bells from Silenced Voters by Isela Gutierrez and Bob Hall* “I have voted at this library in every election, but today I was told to vote somewhere else. I’ve already waited in line for 30 minutes and I don’t know if I’ll get to vote today. I may not have time to get to [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:17:24+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Home Slider|0 Comments

Influence Early Voting in Your County

You can download our guide that will help you influence the hours and locations your county offers voters during Early Voting. A new law has reduced the number of days for Early Voting (“EV”) from 17 to 10. With fewer days and other voting changes, lines at the polls could be longer than usual. Strong [...]

By | 2016-01-23T10:12:58+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Voting Rights|0 Comments