Category Archive: News

Time to Pepper Your Lawmakers

NC’s Legislature approved Covid-related federal funding for state agencies, but excluded elections funding, pending further deliberations. While it’s good they didn’t approve anything in a state of panic, it’s still important to keep an eye on the process . . . unless you want fraud to determine the outcome of November’s elections.

Goose the Vote

May 1, 2020 (Raleigh) In her closing argument for a panic-driven election law reform, NC State Board of Elections (NC SBE) Executive Director, Karen Brinson Bell, urged the state legislature to enact a slate of measures that would make it harder than ever to conduct open and honest elections in North Carolina. While there were …

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Is NC one step closer to stolen elections?

[Updated Apr. 23, 2020 with email image, confirming the Legislative-review law does not apply in this case.] Apr. 21, 2020 (Raleigh, NC) Yesterday, the NC State Board of Elections (NCSBE) hosted a telephonic public comment period over their seemingly innocent expansion of the word emergency, in proposed changes to North Carolina Administrative Code 08 NCAC …

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The New “Crisis” Power Grab

Apr 13, 2020 (Raleigh) Just last week, the entire nation watched as Wisconsin was one SCOTUS vote away from allowing their Governor Toney Evers to legalize statewide ballot harvesting “just this once,” in the name of the Corona Virus, but North Carolina’s Board of Elections thinks they’ve devised a way to avoid Evers’ same mistake. …

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Pushing Panic Reforms

March 26, 2020 (Raleigh) Never letting a crisis go to waste, NC State Board of Elections Director, Brinson Bell, today issued a panic-driven wish list of measures that, if adopted, would set the table for a California-style election and ensure the most corrupt side would win every future contest throughout North Carolina. While the State …

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VIP Jumps Into the Fight

VIP-NC SEEKS INTERVENTION ROLE IN NC ELECTION OBSERVER LAWSUIT State Attorneys Ignore Arguments Against At-Large Observer Rights (RALEIGH, NC.) – March 26, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a motion to intervene on behalf of the Voter Integrity Project NC to defend North Carolina against attacks to their recent voter integrity law that …

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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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