As the GOP field begins to winnow, the top contenders for the Republican nomination have had their eyes on our own state of North Carolina.
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The Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United allowed corporations and the wealthy to exert undue influence on elections. The decision jeopardizes the heart of democracy. That’s prevailing view of most on the left and the view Mack Paul recently reiterated in a opinion column in the Raleigh News and Observer. Mack lamented how campaign spending […]
Despite all the ads and debates — or maybe because of them — it can be hard to get a good picture of the presidential hopefuls. Over at NC Capitol Connection, Matt Caulder has an interesting interview with Heidi Cruz, wife of the Texas senator who is running for the White House, that by telling […]
Hans von Spakovsky, in a recent article written for the Heritage Foundation, lays out the facts surrounding the lawsuits that would roll back North Carolina's election reform legislation implemented in 2014. The three week hearing into VIVA (Voter Information Verification Act) ended on Friday, July 31. It is likely to take weeks for U.S. District Judge […]
In a letter to the State Board of Elections Chairman, Josh Howard, Civitas President, Francis De Luca asked the Board to investigate the campaign reporting practices of the North Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (NCCEBA) PAC – Kristin Laster, Treasurer. Click Here to read the letter delivered to Howard and State Board of Elections' Executive Director, Kim […]