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Voting & Elections 02.8.2024

Officials remind residents of important deadlines before presidential primary election

“We’re currently holding a series of community education events all around the states to talk about the new election laws that were passed," said Tyler Daye with Common Cause North Carolina.

Are Black voters in North Carolina at risk with redistricting maps under litigation?

NAACP, Common Cause and NC voters sue Republican legislatures for racially gerrymandered maps

Voting & Elections 01.14.2024

Not just president, governor: NC’s 2024 elections to bring high stakes, broad political turnover

The state Supreme Court race is as important as the governors' race to the future of this state, if not more,” said Gino Nuzolillo, an organizer with Common Cause North Carolina, a group that advocates for anti-gerrymandering and ethics reforms. “It should get way more attention.”

North Carolina lawmakers targeted Black voting districts with ‘surgical precision,’ new lawsuit against maps claims

Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause North Carolina, said, "North Carolina legislators have imposed discriminatory voting maps that outrageously attack the rights of Black North Carolinians. Sadly, racist gerrymandering once again plagues our state and harms voters. We must defeat it. Our voting districts don’t belong to politicians; our districts belong to the people. We must have voting maps that are free from racist gerrymandering and that respect the freedom of all voters."

Voting rights groups file sweeping lawsuit against NC redistricting plans

The suit by the state NAACP, Common Cause and eight Black voters says that the election districts violate the federal Voting Rights Act and the U.S. constitutional amendments that prohibit racial discrimination.

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