Monthly Archive: September 2019

Keep Legislators Accountable

Sep 15, 2019 (Raleigh) NC Governor Cooper spilled the beans yesterday, revealing the end strategy to his party’s continuous lawfare over redistricting or gerrymandering or whatever they call it (depending on who’s in control) and that goal is something called a “redistricting commission,” which would strip away the Legislature’s constitutional authority to design the state’s …

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Redistricting Hearing Begs for Adult Input

[Official comments from Jay DeLancy, Founder of Voter Integrity Project – NC, North Carolina’s oldest constitutional election watchdog group.] Sept 13, 2019 (Raleigh) — For years, Voter Integrity Project has stayed out of the redistricting fight, dismissing it as a “partisan” matter. We have always viewed the VIP mission as that of a non-partisan election watchdog …

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Snap Inspection Reports

Sept 10, 2019 (Raleigh) In a long-overdue move give voice to those who see questionable actions when voting at the polls, Voter Integrity Project is launching the Snap Inspection Report, a form that will enable witnesses to report the condition of their local polling location. “Just about Every Election Day,” said Jay DeLancy, the Founder …

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Indy Mayoral Fracas Exposes Major NVRA Violations

Sep 6, 2019 (Indianapolis) Federal District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt ruled late last night to deny John Schmitz’ emergency motion for a preliminary injunction that would have ordered the Marion County Election Board to allow him on the ballot, and opined that Schmitz’ plea had “shown a likelihood of success on the merits of …

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Voting Machine Madness

Sep 4, 2019 (Raleigh) We’ve received several queries on the status of the equipment that election officials are using to collect votes and to tabulate the outcome, so now seemed like a good time for an update. The driving force behind calls for new machines is the unsettling headlines we see every election cycle, involving …

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