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Voting & Elections 02.25.2023

“Model for bad democracy”: Voting rights wins may be reversed after GOP flips North Carolina court

The North Carolina Supreme Court agreed to rehear two major voting rights cases, including one that previously blocked a restrictive photo ID to vote law and another that involved the constitutionality of political maps drawn by GOP lawmakers last year.

Voting & Elections 02.16.2023

N.C. Republicans introduce bill to restrict mail-in voting return dates

“I would argue that this act does the opposite of what it's intended to do by making it more confusing for voters and restricting voter's access,” said Tyler Daye, the civic engagement manager at Common Cause North Carolina.

Voting & Elections 02.15.2023

House Bill 44, which aims to repeal N.C. literacy test, introduced to N.C. House

House Bill 44 was introduced into the North Carolina General Assembly, to repeal the literacy test from the North Carolina Constitution.

Voting & Elections 11.11.2022

Common Cause works to uplift minority voters through HBCU fellowship program

They say the youth are the future. That’s why one North Carolina organization is investing time and money into them; specifically, disenfranchised Black and brown youth. Common Cause is a national, nonpartisan organization that works to ensure fair elections by holding those in power accountable through lobbying, litigation, and organizing.

Voting & Elections 11.8.2022

Encouraging young voters at JCSU to vote

Black Voters Matter and Common Cause North Carolina held a march to the polls event at Johnson C. Smith University to encourage young voters to vote.

Voting & Elections 11.8.2022

Smooth election day reported with few problems

“Things are going well in North Carolina today,” said Jane Pinsky, director of lobbying and government reform at Common Cause North Carolina. “And that’s in credit to all of the people who’ve worked with us for the last 15 years to guarantee long early voting periods, guaranteed curbside access to voters with disabilities and the ability to easily get and return absentee ballots.”

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