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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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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

gerrymandering

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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