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VICTORY: Court rules against NC partisan gerrymandering

The landmark decision in Common Cause v. Rucho is the first of its kind in North Carolina, and a historic win in the fight for fair voting maps.

Voting & Elections 06.5.2017

CCNC statement on US Supreme Court ruling against gerrymandered NC legislative districts

The US Supreme Court rejected a request to review a lower court ruling that found NC lawmakers unconstitutionally gerrymandered the state's legislative districts along racial lines.

Ethics 04.20.2017

Common Cause and NC citizens file lawsuit challenging constitutionality of legislature's surprise extra session

The suit challenges a surprise special session that rushed through sweeping changes to state government without allowing public input.

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to end gerrymandering in NC

House Bill 200 would take politics out of the way the state's congressional and legislative voting maps are drawn.

Voting & Elections 11.30.2016

Common Cause North Carolina statement on court order that gerrymandered NC legislative districts be redrawn, special election held in 2017

A federal court on Tuesday ordered North Carolina lawmakers to redraw the state's legislative districts by March and ruled that a special legislative election must be held in 2017.

Voting & Elections 10.17.2016

CCNC statement on firebombing of GOP office in Orange County

A statement from Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause North Carolina, in response to the destruction of the headquarters of the Orange County Republican Party.

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