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The GOP’s latest gerrymander ought to be the last straw for NC

A half-dozen bills have been filed in this year’s legislative session that would establish nonpartisan redistricting, including several with strong bipartisan support. However, none of the proposals has been brought to a vote in the General Assembly. That’s despite overwhelming public support for reform, as shown by a survey last month from Public Policy Polling that found 62% of North Carolina voters in favor of nonpartisan redistricting, with just 9% opposed.

North Carolina redistricting cases could offer map to others

When the U.S. Supreme Court this year declared federal judges had no business deciding cases about political gerrymandering, it also said state courts had every right to address the issue — and have they ever in North Carolina.

State court blocks current House districts in North Carolina for 2020 elections

“We hope it is a sign that the state’s egregiously gerrymandered congressional districts will ultimately be struck down and redrawn to be completely free from partisan gerrymandering,” Phillips said. “As the landmark ruling in Common Cause v. Lewis made clear last month, partisan gerrymandering violates the constitutional rights of North Carolina voters and it must end.”

Voting & Elections 10.8.2019

St. Augustine’s University students march from campus to polls on Election Day

"That's a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works with HBCUs in order to insure that people of color are voting, and being educated on the fact that they have a voice," Davis said about Common Cause. "I think it's just good that we all educate ourselves on what everybody's stands, points are and what they're gonna do for the community."

Voting & Elections 10.1.2019

Voter registration day promotes political and civic engagement

The Gilmore Administration, Common Cause NC and Office of Student Development registered 648 students at a voter registration drive at NC A&T State University.

Voting & Elections 09.27.2019

It’s time officials realize the political power of HBCUs

As the Campus Outreach Coordinator for Common Cause NC, an organization dedicated to fighting for voting access while also championing political reforms for fairer elections, 30-year-old Alyssa Canty, a recipient of the 2019 MTV Leaders for Change grant, is currently empowering students at HBCUs in North Carolina to stay informed and participate in local, state, and presidential elections.

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