Category Archive: News

In the name of “crisis” . . .

March 16, 2020 (Raleigh) earlier today, the NC State Board of Elections Executive Director, Brisson Bell, issued a proposed amendment to her agency’s governing emergency powers code (08 NCAC 01.0106) to accommodate the national emergency triggered by COVID-19 pandemic. While this action is no cause for panic, it raises concerns about how much further the …

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Mayhem in Mayberry?

Mar 11, 2020 (Dobson, NC) The State Board of Elections (SBOE) carried out a county-wide recount yesterday in Surry County in order to remove any doubts about a “coding error” that prevented their ES&S DS 200 scanners from reading the results in five Mt. Airy precincts. After spending much of yesterday observing the flawless recount …

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Couple Z: The Voters Who “Rarely” Cheat

March 5, 2020 (Raleigh) What are the odds that a lowly poll greeter, working a three-hour shift on two separate days and at two different voting locations would notice the same couple going in to vote? It would be easy to shoot holes in her story since she didn’t actually watch them vote. But why …

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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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