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Monday, Apr. 23 @ 8:00pm • Charlotte

Pints & Politics Trivia Night

Join Common Cause NC for a fun night of trivia and a conversation about how we can end gerrymandering in NC.

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Saturday, May 12 @ 10:00am • Raleigh

End Gerrymandering 5K

Join Common Cause NC Join for our End Gerrymandering 5K and after-party at Trophy Brewing in Raleigh!

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On May 12, join us in Raleigh for a 5K run/walk for fair redistricting. Details & register

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Gerrymandering deprives North Carolina citizens of a choice and a voice in our elections. But momentum is growing to finally enact a nonpartisan redistricting process to give our state fair voting maps and fair elections. Take action!

2017

A year ago today, a bipartisan group of 39 NC House members, led by four Republicans, introduced a plan to end gerrymandering in North Carolina. Twelve months later, the bill has still not been given a vote or even a hearing. More

2017

On Tuesday, these two lawmakers from opposite sides of the political aisle stood together in a Charlotte-area neighborhood divided by gerrymandered voting maps to make a bipartisan case for redistricting reform. More

2017

Students from seven HBCUs were among the thousands of North Carolinians braving the rain on Saturday to speak out for voting rights, equal rights and fair elections at the 2018 Moral March in downtown Raleigh. More

2017

With a landmark court victory and a bipartisan bill in the legislature, 2018 is shaping up to be a decisive time in the fight for fair voting maps. More

2017

A solid majority of North Carolina voters want a nonpartisan system for drawing the state’s election districts, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling. More

2017

“While we are disappointed in the decision to put on hold the order to redraw North Carolina’s gerrymandered congressional districts, this fight is far from over,” said Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause NC. More

2017

The decision in Common Cause v. Rucho is a game-changer in the fight for fair voting maps in North Carolina and across the nation. More

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A bipartisan group of state lawmakers have introduced House Bill 200 to establish a nonpartisan redistricting process for North Carolina. Here's what HB200 would do

2017

The landmark decision in Common Cause v. Rucho is the first of its kind in North Carolina, and a historic win in the fight for fair voting maps. More

2017

Having a legislative process that is thoughtful, deliberative and more open can be the rule if we the people insist upon it. More

2017

From the effort to end gerrymandering, to building the next generation of our state's leaders, we look back at a year of grassroots power in North Carolina. More

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Common Cause NC hosted a Fair Maps Town Hall with local residents and political leaders to discuss solutions to gerrymandering. More

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For more than three decades, Barbara and Tom Coulson have been tirelessly working to make democracy work in North Carolina. This month, Common Cause NC honored the couple with its inaugural Champions of Democracy Award. More

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Students from seven historically black colleges and universities in the Triangle, Triad and Fayetteville helped spread the word on the importance of voting in local elections this year. More

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A potentially landmark lawsuit finds NC lawmakers who once called for an end to partisan redistricting now trying to defend it. More

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The fate of Common Cause v. Rucho, a potentially landmark lawsuit against partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina, now rests with a three-judge panel. More

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Iowa has become a model for how the redistricting process should work, while North Carolina is one of the country’s most gerrymandered – and litigated – states. More

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The potentially landmark case of Common Cause v. Rucho challenges the legislature's manipulation of congressional districts in NC. More

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With members of the SAU drumline leading the way, students marched to the polls on Election Day to cast a ballot. More

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Students from Shaw University marched to the polls to make their voices heard in Raleigh's local election. More

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Prompted by a letter from students, NC A&T State University spoke out against gerrymandered congressional districts that divide the campus of the nation's largest HBCU. More

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"We hope today's event will help motivate students to go to the polls this fall and ensure that the NCCU community's voice is heard." More

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Hundreds of North Carolina citizens packed a public hearing held at seven locations around the state. The topic: new legislative voting maps. More

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The city will be the site of an upcoming trial challenging the constitutionality of partisan gerrymandering. More

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Legislative leaders refused to give House Bill 200 a hearing. So 150 North Carolinians held their own at the legislature. More

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Mayor Esther Manheimer and Asheville residents gathered in Pack Square to send a message to state lawmakers in Raleigh: enact a fair way of drawing North Carolina’s voting maps. More

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Members of Common Cause NC delivered a petition to state House Speaker Tim Moore signed by thousands of North Carolinians calling for House Bill 200 to get a vote. More

Gorsuch press conference

Common Cause joined 10 North Carolina citizens to sue the General Assembly over a surprise special session that rushed through sweeping changes to state government without allowing public input. More

Rianna Caroway, a senior at Winston-Salem State University and a Democracy Fellow with Common Cause NC, talks about her effort to get a voting site restored on the campus of WSSU. Watch

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Citizens from across the state gathered at the NC Legislature to call on lawmakers to end gerrymandering and enact fair redistricting. Watch

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Dozens of students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) went to the NC Legislature to show lawmakers how their schools make North Carolina stronger. Watch

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If we want a political system that encourages problem-solving and accountability in government, then we need a better way of drawing our voting maps. Read more

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The nonpartisan panel created the new map as part of an independent redistricting simulation organized by Duke University and Common Cause NC. More

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