N.C. House and Senate Elections Chairs Respond to Governor Cooper’s Latest Attempt to Take Away North Carolinians’ Right to Vote

Raleigh, NC:  Today, N.C. House Elections and Ethics Law Committee Chairman Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) and Senate Elections Committee Chairman Ralph Hise released a statement responding to the latest lawsuit filed by Gov. Roy Cooper to remove two constitutional amendment proposals from the ballot this fall, in his ongoing attempt to deprive North Carolinians of their right to vote on these amendments.  Continue reading “N.C. House and Senate Elections Chairs Respond to Governor Cooper’s Latest Attempt to Take Away North Carolinians’ Right to Vote”

Activist Court Forecasts Canceling November N.C. Congressional Elections

In unprecedented decision, 4th Circuit Court forecasts canceling North Carolina’s Congressional elections and invalidating primary results

Without a stay from the Supreme Court, NC’s electoral system will be thrown into chaos, causing massive voter confusion and no representation from NC at the start of Congressional session

Raleigh, NC – Hours after the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned until November, Obama-appointee Judge Jim Wynn released a 2-1 opinion invalidating North Carolina’s Congressional maps. Continue reading “Activist Court Forecasts Canceling November N.C. Congressional Elections”

N.C. House Approves New Ballot Referendums Proposing Bipartisan Oversight of Elections and Judicial Appointments

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives approved two new constitutional amendments on Friday that provide voters a choice whether to form a Nonpartisan Judicial Selection Commission to fill state court vacancies and a Bipartisan Board of Ethics and Elections Enforcement to oversee campaign finance and lobbying law.  Continue reading “N.C. House Approves New Ballot Referendums Proposing Bipartisan Oversight of Elections and Judicial Appointments”

Speaker Announces Special Session to Write New Ballot Referendums in Compliance With Court Ruling

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced he is calling the state House of Representatives into special session this week to comply with a three-judge panel’s ruling by writing two new proposed state constitutional amendments that voters will consider in November. Continue reading “Speaker Announces Special Session to Write New Ballot Referendums in Compliance With Court Ruling”

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  “