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Democracy NC Celebrates Supreme Court’s Decision on Monster Law

This statement can be attributed to Democracy North Carolina Executive Director Bob Hall: Democracy North Carolina celebrates this victory that has been years in the making. Importantly, the evidence used to defeat the 2013 Monster Law came from an analysis of who previously used the provisions restricted by the law (such as same-day registration), as [...]

By | 2017-05-23T09:42:55+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Media Feed & Press Releases|0 Comments

ACT NOW: Time to Hold Senator Ralph Hise Accountable

The chair of the NC Senate Select Committee on Elections has failed to provide answers to serious charges about the misuse of his campaign money. We need to hold him accountable — and the State Board of Elections needs to use its authority to inspect the bank records of the campaign. Here’s the background: - [...]

By | 2017-05-13T17:54:33+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Home Slider, Link-of-the-Day, Money in Politics|0 Comments

Report: Senate Elections Committee Chair Violates Disclosure Law

Senate Elections Committee Chair Violates Disclosure Law, Is Suspected of Excess Payments to Himself A voting rights group today is calling on State Sen. Ralph Hise, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Elections, to recuse himself from any further involvement with restructuring the State Board of Elections because he faces charges of violating campaign disclosure [...]

Step Up on May 24: Celebrate Democracy NC’s 25th Anniversary

Celebrate Democracy North Carolina’s work, honor our beloved Executive Director Bob Hall, and look to the future! Join us at Hayti Heritage Center in Durham. Our Program begins at 7:30 pm in the Performance Hall. We’ll honor the important roots of Democracy NC, celebrate our victories, and look forward to the work ahead. Bob’s remarkable [...]

By | 2017-05-23T11:05:11+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Poll Supports Voters’ Call for Redistricting Reform

Trump Supporters, Black Voters Agree: District Maps are Rigged What’s one thing that Donald Trump supporters and African Americans in North Carolina agree on? By large majorities, according to a new poll, they think the way state legislators draw their political districts is unfair and too influenced by partisan politics. The poll, commissioned by the [...]

Democracy NC Responds to Elections Report, Calls for Education

RALEIGH, N.C. — Voting rights organization Democracy North Carolina issued the following statement in response to the N.C. State Board of Elections (NCSBE) release of post-election audits from the 2016 general election. The NCSBE audit entitled Post-Election Audit Report: General Election 2016 includes the agency’s investigations of ineligible votes. Bob Hall, executive director of Democracy North [...]

By | 2017-04-21T15:12:57+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Home Slider|0 Comments

Democracy NC Calls for Criminal Investigation of McCrory Conspiracy Against NC Voters

RALEIGH, N.C. (4/18/2017) – Voting rights group Democracy North Carolina released a report today providing a first, county-by-county look at the human cost of hundreds of false voter fraud allegations leveled by the 2016 reelection campaign of former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. The report entitled The Deceit of Voter Fraud is a product of [...]

Tell Your Reps: Support SB554 and HB714, the Fair Redistricting Study Bills

North Carolina has a long history of lawmakers drawing voting districts in ways that weaken the political power of voters, especially Black voters. Our state desperately needs a new and fair redistricting process to restore faith in our democracy. An innovative new bill filed on March 30 — Senate Bill 554 — would provide just [...]

By | 2017-04-11T13:34:35+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Home Slider, Link-of-the-Day, Take Action Now!|0 Comments

Tell Your Reps: Don’t Force Judges to be Partisan

Thanks to your calls and emails, Gov. Roy Cooper did his part to protect an impartial judiciary by vetoing House Bill 100, rejecting legislation that would make elections for our state's trial judges into million-dollar partisan affairs. But we're not done. Now the bill heads back to the General Assembly where lawmakers will consider whether [...]

By | 2017-03-25T14:43:57+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Link-of-the-Day, Tales From The Frontline|0 Comments