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‘Test for American democracy’: SCOTUS hears oral arguments in NC elections case

The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) on Wednesday heard oral arguments for Moore v. Harper, an elections case originating from North Carolina.

US Supreme Court hears arguments from NC-based elections case Wednesday

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that began in North Carolina but could impact elections across the country.

Moore v. Harper Could Give N.C. Lawmakers Absolute Power Over Elections

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, North Carolina’s legislative leaders will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to give them absolute power over federal elections. That’s when the nine Justices will hear arguments in Moore v Harper, the N.C. redistricting case being called the gravest threat to American democracy.

Common Cause North Carolina executive director Bob Phillips on what could be one of the most important cases to come before the U.S. Supreme Court in decades

Bob Phillips of Common Cause North Carolina discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case of Moore v. Harper

Moore v. Harper preview

Redistricting is becoming something of pastime in North Carolina as state lawmakers continue to regularly grapple with courts and advocates about what constitutes a "fair" district map. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case Moore v. Harper, which seeks to remove courts from the redistricting process.

Supreme Court to Consider Who Runs Elections

Joining Riggs at the briefing was Tyler Daye, who worked for the North Carolina chapter of Common Cause, one of the respondents in the case, to boost public participation in last year’s redistricting process.

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