N.C. House Passes Elections Integrity Legislation

Today, the N.C. House passed three elections bills. These bills address a number of issues that range from absentee voting to voter list maintenance. This new legislation would help further secure N.C. elections systems and help impaired citizens vote using an online portal. The four bills are listed below and include descriptions of the changes …

North Carolina House Passes 2021 Redistricting Maps

The North Carolina House of Representatives has passed the N.C. House, Senate, and Congressional redistricting maps of 2021. For the first time in North Carolina history, the legislature voluntarily chose not to use partisan election data in drawing maps. Also, this was the most transparent redistricting process in state history, with the entire map drawing …

Governor Cooper Strikes Down Bill Limiting His Executive Authority

It’s ironic that on the 600th day of his latest state of emergency, Governor Cooper vetoed the Emergency Powers Accountability Act. This state of emergency is beginning to approach lengths that have only been seen during prior periods of war. Two weeks ago, the N.C. legislature passed HB 264: Emergency Powers Accountability Act. This bill …