Question: How can North Carolina elect more moderate leaders?

Answer: End partisan redistricting.

The problem: North Carolina's tradition of moderate leadership is undermined by a redistricting process that creates an overwhelming majority of legislative and congressional districts that are uncontested in elections. Since 1992, nearly half of all legislative races have had just one candidate on the ballot.

Without competition, elected officials cannot be held accountable.

The solution: We need an impartial redistricting process that produces more competitive districts, rewarding problem-solving, moderate leadership that is accountable to constituents.

Meet some of the business community who have joined the cause to end gerrymandering

Chris, Les & Woody
Trophy Brewing

David Meeker
Carpenter Real Estate

Dennis Mayfield
C.T. Weekends

Sam Ratto
Videri Chocolate Factory

Business leaders who have joined the effort to end gerrymandering:

Sean Lilly Wilson, Fullsteam Brewery
Martha Ashby, Glenwood Grill
Pam Blondin, Deco Raleigh
Andrew CashJubala Coffee
Nancy Perry Johnson, Market Force, Inc.
Darryl Lewis, Candy Corp.
Kathleen A. Lewis, Candy Corp. d/b/a Everything Macintosh
Joyce Watkins King, JWK Consulting
Lori Carter, Media Research Inc.
Frank Wall, Wood Wise, Inc.
Will Alphin, Alphin Design Build
Vincent Whitehurst, Vincent Whitehurst, Architect PA
Brian Hagan, Healthy Steps
Stephen Guy, Barham Guy & McKnight PA
Julia Bryan, Julia Bryan Consulting
Susan Maruyama, Round Mountain Media
Andrew Leager, Boylan Bridge Brewpub
Ben Whited, Brookwood Capital Partners, Inc.
Johnny Belflower, Tasty Beverage Company
Robby Johnston, The Raleigh Architecture Company PLLC, The Raleigh Construction Company LLC, Red Shed Properties LLC
Brent Francese, Runologie
Dennis Mayfield, CT Weekends
Chris Powers, Trophy Brewing
Les Stewart, Trophy Brewing
Woody Lockwood, Trophy Brewing
Marlyn Gladieux, Marlyn Gladieux Real Estate
Jared Childs, Pitch & Primer
Randy L Garman, Garman Plumbing Inc
Carter Worthy, Carter Worthy Commercial Inc
Greig Hochreiter, Devolve Moto
Daniel Benjamin, lucettegrace
Van Alston, Slim's
Elizabeth Pagano, Chiropractic Cafe
Mack Pearsall, PVC Inc.
Robert Kennel, Kennel's Beach Inc.
Lal Chand, Athletic Edge Sports Massage
Michael Stagner, Sub Noir Brewing Company
Azalea Kim, TrueNorth Healthcare
Katy & Chris Creech, The Glass Jug
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Lewis McCallister, Newgrass Brewing Company
Tom McIndoo, Tom McIndoo, CPA
Lilian Byakutaga, Ethel transportation
Tom Pahl, Landmark Building And Design, LLC
Mary Faith Mount-Cors, EdIntersect, LLC
Susan Dayton, Roxy's Antiques On Ocracoke
Jeanette Moore-Burlock, Fairway Printing
Dave Clark, Small B&B Cafe
Mark Marcoplos, Marcoplos Construction
Craig Landwehr, Six Disciplines Triangle
Heather Curtis, Radio Active Car Audio
Michael Nitka, Nitka Design Services
Matt Whitley, Happy and Hale
Lynn and Mike Ruck, Rain Water Solutions, Inc
Andrew Gibbon, Dynamite Roasting Company
Claudia Clements, Executive Speak/Write
David Meeker, Carpenter Real Estate, Trophy Brewing, State of Beer, Busy Bee Cafe
Sam Ratto, Videri Chocolate Factory
Victor Lytvinenko, Raleigh Denim
J. Arthur Gordon, Irregardless Cafe
Deborah Harrell Meehan, NC Medical & Commercial Realty
Ken Jacobson, C-Tech Sales
Ralph DiLeone, The DiLeone Law Group, P.C.
Sallie Taggart, Watkins Flowers of Distinction
Russ Jones, LODEN Properties
Paul Connor, Lumina Clothing
Chelsea Jones, EVOLVE Movement
Chennelle Miller, Raleigh CrossFit
Sean Degnan, bu•ku : Global Street Food
David Shaner, Offline Media
Matt Tomasulo, Walk [Your City]
James Paisner, Synoptic Products
Jessie Williams, Edge of Urge
George Huntley, Huntley Realty
Tony Voiers, Novocor Medical Systems
Clayton Gladieux, FindFido, Inc. d/b/a PawBoost
Charles Lysaght, Lysaght & Associates, P.A.
David Maurer, Maurer Architecture
AdAm Peele, AHPeele inc.
Ann Robertson, Robertson Immigration Law
Linda Satterfield, White & Satterfield, Inc.
James Catlin, Merge, LLC
Paul Rosenberg, Love Your Computer
Larry Ketchum, Ketchum Photography
Leigh Ann Smith, Brave
Mac Cady, Cafe de los Muertos
John Montgomery, John Montgomery Inc.
Kimberlie Meeker, Carpenter Real Estate Group
Meg McLaurin, Meg McLaurin, AIA
William D. (Bill) Young IV, Hatch, Little & Bunn L.L.P.
Fred Belledin, Clearscapes
Jenny Bonchak, Slingshot Coffee Co.
Adam Lindstaedt, The Pour House Music Hall
Nina Sazer O'Donnell,  NSO Associates
Arick Morton, VisionLTC
Laura Edgerton, Edgerton Immigration Law
Paige Hafen,  Nobody News
Gail Fairbanks, Carrburritos
Dave Parnell, Parnell Oil Company, Inc.
Harry Munson, LMA Inc.
Gregg Sandreuter, Hamilton Merritt Inc.
Nick Carpenter, Nick and Sarah's River Excursions
Judy Murray, Baja Burrito
Ryan Sharkey, Flxon Inc
Tim Songer, Interactive Knowledge, Inc.
Allen Knight, Housewright Building Company
David Treece, David's Frame Shoppe
Daniel Caudill, Executive Chef
William Martineau, Martineau Recruiting Technology
Sandra Moura, Universal Printing
Allister Snyder, Detour Deli & Cafe
Dan Moore, Vaporware, Inc.
Lucia Gerdes, Cedar Mountain Cafe

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