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    Voter ID: 'It's Over'

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Civitas Staff | Tagged , ,

    A move by the legislature guts voter ID in North Carolina.

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    GOP Caves on Voter ID

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , ,

    In a stunning development, the General Assembly has virtually repealed the voter ID requirement. Note how on our current web page a featured story by Susan Myrick shows how the actual facts have refuted the claims of opponents of voter ID. Yes, a case was looming in federal court — on an issue in which […]

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    Hillary Calls for Universal Voter Registration

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Miscellaneous By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , ,

    Orlando Watson, the Republican National Committee’s communications director for black media responded to Hillary Clinton's call for federal legislation requiring universal voter registration for everyone and 20 days of early voting by saying: "Clinton’s rhetoric on voting rights “is misleading and divisive” because “in reality, the vast majority of Americans – including minority voters – support […]

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    NC Elections Board Works on Rules to Administer New Voter ID Law

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , ,

    The State Board of Elections (SBOE) has announced a series of public comment hearings concerning proposed rules on the new photo identification requirements for in-person voting. Starting in 2016, photo ID will be required when voting in-person. Click here to read the SBOE's memo and to read the proposed rules. It's been three years since the North […]

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    Supreme Court Sets Rehearing Dates

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , , ,

    The Supreme Court of North Carolina today announced dates and deadlines regarding its rehearing of Dickson v. Rucho, a constitutional challenge to North Carolina's voting redistricting legislation passed in 2011. The state's highest court originally ruled the redistricting plan constitutional, which prompted the plaintiffs to appeal to the United States Supreme Court. The nation's highest Court then ordered […]

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