Category: North Carolina

Voter Registrations Drop Sharply at N.C. Public Assistance Agencies

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According to a notice letter sent today, voter registration applications initiated at public assistance agencies have dropped dramatically since Gov. Pat McCrory took office. Read more

Study: Voter Suppression Law Most Affects Black Voters

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North Carolina’s monster voter suppression law disproportionately affects Black voters’ access to the ballot, according to a new study by... Read more

Partisans Attack Early Voting for “No Good Reason”

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“The idea that Election Day can only be the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November seems to be... Read more

Voting Rights Struggles Face Legislative Hurdles

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New Project Vote Report Examines States’ Records in 2013 Washington, DC – In a report released today, voting rights organization... Read more

North Carolina Governor Signs Voter Suppression Law

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Today, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed one of the nation’s most sweeping voter suppression laws. Read more

North Carolina H.B. 589: Putting Up Barriers for Voters Who Move

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This week, the North Carolina General Assembly presented to Governor McCrory House Bill No. 589, an omnibus election administration bill... Read more

Project Vote Statement on North Carolina Voter Suppression Bill

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Today, the Rules Committee of the North Carolina Senate is considering a new version of HB 589, an omnibus election... Read more

Voter Suppression Bill to Be Heard in N.C. Senate

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Today, an exhaustingly restrictive election bill is being debated by the North Carolina Senate Rules Committee. Initially a strict voter... Read more

VRA Decision Unleashes Voter Suppression Laws

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Last week’s Voting Rights Act ruling by the United States Supreme Court marked a significant setback for democracy. The detrimental... Read more

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Examines Efforts to Increase Compliance with NVRA

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The United States Commission on Civil Rights held a briefing on Friday to discuss increasing compliance with Section 7 of... Read more