Monthly Archive: January 2015

Parallel NC Voter ID Trial Underway

Jan 30, 2015 (RALEIGH) There’s another lawsuit against the State of NC over voter ID that hasn’t gotten all that much publicity until today. The case (called Curry et al vs State of NC et al) questions the constitutionality of NC’s photo voter ID law on the basis that it’s unconstitutional (under Art VI Sec 1 of …

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VIP Starting Five Presented to Lawmakers

Jan 29, 2015, RALEIGH–The NC General Assembly kicked off the 2015-16 session yesterday and VIP volunteers were there to help find sponsors for their “starting five” reforms to NC election laws. In addition to other proposed legislation, they have not yet completed, the group plans to release more details on the specific language of their first five proposals at a …

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How Can NC Lawmakers Prevent Vote Buying?

Jan 6, 2015 (RALEIGH) — A common practice in much of NC was recently exposed and prosecuted. . . but not in North Carolina. It was a sleepy School Board race in the border town known as Donna, Texas. The perp was convicted of buying votes with cocaine and other incentives. Before we look down …

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