Trump Commission Aims to Limit Voting, Senator Charges
May 24, 2017
President Trump’s establishment of the Presidential Commission on Voter Integrity is “a futile attempt to justify… groundless claims that millions of people voted illegally, and a pretext for future suppression,” Sen. Chris Coons, D-DE, told a Washington forum on Wednesday.
US Supreme Court Ruling Against NC Racial Gerrymandering: CCNC Statement
May 22, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that North Carolina lawmakers unconstitutionally gerrymandered two of the state's congressional districts along racial lines. The decision affirms a lower court ruling in 2015 that ordered the districts to be redrawn.
CC/WI Calls for Removal of Restrictions on College Student ID as Voter ID
May 18, 2017
As a result of Wisconsin's strict voter ID law, college students are treated differently, facing unnecessary barriers to voting. This deliberate disenfranchisement is wrong and must be addressed; we should be encouraging civic participation by young voters, not preventing it.
CCNC statement on US Supreme Court declining to take up NC voting law case
May 15, 2017
On Monday, the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down North Carolina's sweeping restrictions on voting access, which included implementation of a voter ID requirement, cuts to early voting and elimination of same-day voter registration.
Supreme Court Refuses to Restore Restrictive NC Voting Law
May 15, 2017
Greater access to voting in North Carolina has been restored! The U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that a North Carolina voting law passed in 2013 is unconstitutional and discriminates against African-Americans.