Voter ID

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    North Carolina’s voter ID law on trial

    The trial phase of Holmes v. Moore, a lawsuit over North Carolina’s voter ID law, began in Raleigh today. It is expected to last about two weeks. North Carolina’s voter ID law allows for a wide variety of photo IDs to be…
    Andy Jackson, April 12, 2021
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    Biden’s misleading “Jim Crow” attacks on Georgia’s election laws and what they mean for North Carolina

    President Joe Biden attacked the recently passed election reforms in Georgia, calling them “Jim Crow in the 21st Century.” Hans A. von Spakovsky at the Heritage Foundation has countered such rhetoric by, and this might shock some commentators, actually examining what is…
    Andy Jackson, April 7, 2021
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    Poll: Americans support voting integrity

    With election reform bills working their way state legislatures across the country, including a sweeping bill that just became law in Georgia and a much more modest bill in North Carolina, how do voters feel about those reforms? Fortunately, we do not…
    Andy Jackson, March 30, 2021
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    Civitas Poll: Distrust Brews as North Carolinians Worry the 2022 Elections Won’t Be Free and Fair

    RALEIGH – Fewer than half of likely North Carolina voters — 49% — believe next year’s elections in North Carolina will be free and fair, with a full 40% saying no, the 2022 elections won’t be free and fair. The remaining 11% were unsure. A new Civitas Poll released…
    Donna Martinez, March 18, 2021
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    Elections officials say they want to recognize you

    With the new voter ID requirement taking effect during the March 15 primary, the State Board of Elections has put out a new public service announcement reminding voters that they’ll need to have a photo ID to cast a ballot this year. It also tells voters what to…
    Barry Smith, February 4, 2016
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    Press Release from NC General Assembly on 4th Circuit Ruling

    This press release was just sent from the North Carolina General Assembly.  If you want to contact someone about this, you can call Shelly Carver in Senate Pro Temp Berger’s office at 919-301-1744 or Anna Roberts in Speaker Tillis’ office at 919-733-5917. Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader…
    Sarah Curry, October 1, 2014
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    Black conservative group lauds new voter ID law

    Horace Cooper While the NAACP is filing a lawsuit against the state’s new voter ID and broad election law changes, a group that identifies as black conservatives is hailing the new law as a “constitutional safeguard that helps prevent vote fraud.” Horace Cooper, co-chairman of Project 21,…
    Barry Smith, August 14, 2013
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    Gov. Pat McCrory signs voter ID bill into law

    Gov. Pat McCrory Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the voter ID bill into law. In a press release, McCrory said: “North Carolinians overwhelmingly support a common sense law that requires voters to present photo identification in order to cast a ballot.  I am proud to sign this…
    Barry Smith, August 12, 2013