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Voting & Elections 10.1.2020

Temporary restraining order to stop student union voting site denied

The brief stated that if the plaintiff’s request for declaratory relief was granted, that it would “frustrate” the mission of Common Cause and the League of Women Voters of North Carolina to “promote participation in democracy and ensure open, honest and accountable government” and their ability to “correctly advise voters on the location of polling sites, and their interest in limiting voter confusion.”

Voting & Elections 09.30.2020

Common Cause North Carolina celebrates 50 years of ‘holding power accountable’

Warner said that this year, Common Cause is celebrating 50 years of defending voting rights and encouraging voter participation in North Carolina.

Voting & Elections 09.22.2020

North Carolina Voting Rights Groups say man tied to a Georgia company tried to create chaos in election

"This guy was part of a goal to cast doubt on the integrity of the election in North Carolina. Create chaos," Phillips said.

Criminal Complaint Filed In North Carolina Against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

“This troubling fundraising scheme allegedly perpetrated by Louis DeJoy has the appearance of bypassing North Carolina’s campaign finance limits in order to illicitly buy political access and curry favor with elected officials,” Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause NC, said in a statement.

Pressure mounts on Louis DeJoy after exposé suggests he broke campaign-finance laws

"These are serious allegations of illegal activity that warrant a thorough investigation," said Phillips, "and there must be full accountability from Mr. DeJoy."

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