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As filing period begins, CCNC urges voters to ask NCGA candidates where they stand on nonpartisan redistricting

As the 2018 legislative election season begins in earnest, Common Cause NC urges North Carolina voters to ask candidates where they stand on ending gerrymandering and enacting nonpartisan redistricting reform.

CCNC statement on stay by Supreme Court in NC partisan gerrymandering case

"We will ask the Supreme Court to affirm the lower court ruling or hear this landmark case," Phillips said. "And we are confident that the court will ultimately agree that the legislature’s extreme partisan gerrymander violates the constitutional rights of North Carolina citizens."

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.

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