General Assembly Overrides Governor’s Vetoes, Thwarts Attempts to Mislead Voters

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina General Assembly today voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s politically-motivated vetoes of two bills designed to eliminate voter confusion and stop political gamesmanship. The General Assembly’s actions ensure voters will receive clear and consistent information on their ballots this November. Continue reading “General Assembly Overrides Governor’s Vetoes, Thwarts Attempts to Mislead Voters”

N.C. Republicans Urge Democrats Not to Turn to Courts to Prevent Voters from Deciding Popular Constitutional Amendments  

Raleigh, N.C.  – Leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly urged legislative Democrats at a press conference on Saturday not to use the courts to prevent voters from enacting their will on popular constitutional amendments like voter ID. Continue reading “N.C. Republicans Urge Democrats Not to Turn to Courts to Prevent Voters from Deciding Popular Constitutional Amendments  “

Filing for N.C. Judicial Races Conformed to Other Public Offices  

Raleigh, N.C. – On Tuesday the state General Assembly conformed the filing rules for judicial races with those for every other public office in North Carolina,  clarifying candidates who switch their party registration within 90 days of filing may not appear on the ballot as members of either their previous or newly affiliated party. Continue reading “Filing for N.C. Judicial Races Conformed to Other Public Offices  “

N.C. Constitutional Amendment Labels to be Consistent With Rest of Ballot

Raleigh, N.C. – The state House of Representatives on Tuesday approved ballot labels for six proposed constitutional amendments that are consistent with other candidate races in November, applying a generic title of ‘Constitutional Amendment’ above each question before voters in the same way legislative and gubernatorial races are labeled.  Continue reading “N.C. Constitutional Amendment Labels to be Consistent With Rest of Ballot”

Special Legislative Session to Address Captions for Constitutional Amendments

Raleigh, N.C. – The state General Assembly will convene this week to adopt a fair and nonpartisan approach to captioning the six proposed constitutional amendments for North Carolina voters this November, after state House and Senate leaders obtained signatures from the necessary three-fifths majority of each chamber to convene a special session. Continue reading “Special Legislative Session to Address Captions for Constitutional Amendments”