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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!

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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

Gorsuch press conference

A coalition of North Carolina advocacy groups gathered outside the downtown Raleigh office of US Sen. Thom Tillis to voice opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court. More

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A bipartisan bill introduced in the state House, hundreds of citizens rallying at the Legislature and a key court ruling were part of a big week for redistricting reform in the Tar Heel State. More

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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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House Bill 200 would take politics out of the way the state's congressional and legislative voting maps are drawn. More

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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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CCNC Democracy Fellows from HBCUs in the Triangle and the Triad joined thousands of North Carolina citizens taking a stand for voting rights at the 2017 HKonJ Moral March in Raleigh. 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

online voter registration

A majority of states have adopted online voter registration, which has proven to be secure, accurate and convenient – while providing big cost savings. Read more

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Nearly 10,000 North Carolinians signed the petition urging Sen. Tillis to oppose the nomination of Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General. Read more

NC legislature

A majority of North Carolina voters favor moving to a nonpartisan system for drawing the state's congressional and legislative districts, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling. Read more

Gerry-gambling

A coalition of conservative and progressive organizations met at the state legislature on the opening day of the new session to call on lawmakers to adopt a plan that would take partisan politics out of the way voting maps are drawn in North Carolina. Read more

Gerry-gambling

Just 1 in 10 voters had any real choice in selecting their NC House member in 2016, leaving millions of citizens with no voice this election. Read more

Gerry-gambling

Members of our two parties seem more interested in trading insults than working together to solve problems. We can’t go on like this. Read more

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Our broken redistricting process has led to reckless laws catering to a political fringe by unaccountable legislators. The moment has come for businesses to say “enough.” Read more

NCCU students marching to vote

Over 100 volunteers organized by Common Cause North Carolina were at polling places on Election Day to help voters ensure their rights were respected at the ballot box. Watch

NCCU students marching to vote

The students have spent hours and walked miles on multiple weekends distributing a nonpartisan voter guide and sharing useful voting information with residents in Raleigh, Fayetteville, Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Watch

NCCU students marching to vote

Common Cause NC Democracy Fellows from Saint Augustine's University spent an afternoon distributing our 2016 NC Voter Guide at local Raleigh businesses and encouraging voters to learn about "down-ballot" candidates. Watch

NCCU students marching to vote

On the same day that an early voting site opened on their campus, hundreds of students at NC Central University in Durham marched to the polls to cast their ballot on Thursday. Watch

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The Morrisville Town Council on Tuesday night adopted new voting maps for its local elections, drawn free from political consideration, in what could be a model for North Carolina. More

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As early voting kicked off across North Carolina on Thursday, students from Shaw University marched to the polls to make their voice heard at the ballot box. Watch

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Former governor Jim Martin and former Charlotte mayor Richard Vinroot say North Carolina lawmakers should enact independent redistricting. Watch

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Common Cause national President Karen Hobert Flynn discusses ways to combat big money in politics and protect voting rights for all. Watch

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The group is calling for independent redistricting reform that would take the power of drawing voting maps out of the hands of partisan lawmakers. 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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Common Cause launched a potentially landmark lawsuit in federal court today directly challenging the foundation of partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina. Read more

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