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VIP Study Reveals Failures in Same-Day Registration Law

[Note: Page 25 of the linked slide set in this report has been corrected.] Feb 25, 2020 (Raleigh) The Voter Integrity Project and VIP’s Legal-Education Fund (ELEC) released a report to the Legislature and NC election officials, today, that disclosed their results of a comprehensive study of all registrations of persons who voted either under …

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AG Stein’s “Orphan Defense” Fails the Sniff Test

Jan 3, 2020 (Raleigh) Less than five hours after Thursday’s noon protest against federal court Judge Loretta Biggs’ killing of North Carolina’s latest voter ID law, NC Attorney General Josh Stein responded to demands that he fight the court’s decree by promising to do it . . . someday. Stein justified his stalling tactic that …

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NC Voter ID Killed… Again!

Jan 1, 2020 (Winston-Salem) North Carolina’s amazing journey toward any semblance of honest elections took another sad detour yesterday, when Federal Judge Loretta Biggs, used unprovable claims by the NAACP of “discriminatory intent” by lawmakers as an excuse to kill the state’s most recent attempt at voter ID. “Biggs’ stunning order kills a bill that …

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Research Blows Up the Myth of “Nonpartisan” redistricting.

Nov 8, 2019 (Raleigh) Voter Integrity Project has always steered clear of the fight over redistricting because we trust the self-serving political parties to hold each other in check. That all changed when a significant number of Republican lawmakers joined forces with enough Democrat lawmakers to craft HB 140, a bill that would cave to …

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Gerrymandering Stratgey Redefines “Fair”

[Note: This is one of a series of posts on the Left’s battle to take the Legislature’s constitutional authority on redistricting.”] Nov 8, 2019 (Raleigh) Ask any 4-year-old child what “fair” means and you will usually get an honest answer: “Fair means I get what I want. A Leftist organization, called “All on the Line,” …

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Warning to Lawmakers

Nov 8, 2019 (Raleigh) While all eyes are again on North Carolina over the court’s continuing assault of our Legislature’s explicit duty to draw the political boundaries, there are a few things the voters will learn. As George Will so eloquently wrote, “The practice the court . . . consider[s] is ‘partisan gerrymandering.’ This modifier, …

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Cooper Veto Dashes Re-Election Hopes

Nov 6, 2019 (Raleigh) In a move that’s sure to fracture his own party’s base, NC Gov Roy Cooper, today, vetoed Senate Bill 250 (titled, “Remove Foreign Citizens from Voting Rolls”), by claiming in his veto statement, “the law already prevents non-citizens from voting and has legitimate mechanisms to remove them from the rolls,” without …

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Turing the Tables on Judicial Gerrymandering

Nov 8, 2019 (Raleigh) Voter Integrity Project has learned of a “Bill Summary,” the Legislative Bill Drafting section released Thursday, Oct 24, suggesting renewed interest in the quietly stalled House Bill 140, a bipartisan measure to take redistricting authority away from the Legislative branch of state government and surrender it to the Judiciary, under the …

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