As U.S. Supreme Court takes up NC elections case of Moore v. Harper this week, press conferences will highlight local voices and perspectives

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s crucial fight over gerrymandering and voting rights will be in the national spotlight this week as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up Moore v. Harper, a case from the Tar Heel State being called “the gravest threat to American democracy today.” The outcome could have profound ramifications for elections in North Carolina and the entire country.

Common Cause – one of the respondents in Moore v. Harper – is organizing press conferences in several North Carolina cities this week to provide local voices and perspectives on why this case matters for the people of our state.

Please see the list of press conferences below. For more information, contact Bryan Warner with Common Cause NC at 919-599-7541 or

Respondents in Moore v. Harper to hold press conference across from NC legislature before boarding bus to U.S. Supreme Court

First up, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 11:15 a.m., Common Cause NC will host a press conference on Bicentennial Plaza, across the street from the NC Legislative Building (see map).

The press conference will feature Becky Harper, the named respondent in Moore v. Harper, along with local leaders from Common Cause and the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters, both of which are also respondents in the case.

Immediately after the press conference on Tuesday, Common Cause staff will join dozens of North Carolina residents, including college students, boarding a chartered bus to travel to Washington, D.C. for the Moore v. Harper oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Common Cause to hold local NC press conferences featuring community voices on same day U.S. Supreme Court hears Moore v. Harper

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Moore v. Harper, Common Cause is organizing press conferences in four North Carolina cities with residents, community leaders and democracy advocates providing local perspectives on why this case matters for the people of our state.

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: outside Asheville City Hall (70 Court Plaza, Asheville – see map)

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Guilford County Government Plaza (110 S. Greene St., Greensboro – see map)

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: outside of the Pitt County Courthouse (100 W 3rd St, Greenville – see map)

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: outside the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (600 E 4th St, Charlotte – see map)

Common Cause North Carolina is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.

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