Judges say there will be no delay for new North Carolina congressional map

From Asheville Citizen-Times… The judges who struck down North Carolina’s congressional map for excessive partisanship that favored Republicans refused Tuesday to delay their order telling GOP state lawmakers to draw new lines by next week. The denial by the three-judge

Fair Courts Day of Action in Raleigh – This Wednesday!

Common Cause, Democracy NC, NC Council of Churches and NAACP are hosting this day of action to protest partisan control over the courts. Think our judges should be fair, independent, and removed from politics?  Top state lawmakers are trying to

Lawsuits could change the rules in North Carolina politics, balance of power in Raleigh

From Asheville Citizen-Times…   Jake Quinn says his main job when he umpires baseball games as a volunteer for North Asheville Little League is to ensure each team is treated fairly. A lawsuit in which Quinn is a plaintiff could

Trump dissolves voter fraud commission

From CNN… President Donald Trump dissolved his much-touted voter fraud commission on Wednesday, attributing the step to various states’ refusal to participate in the board, which was criticized as a misguided step to solve a practically non-existent problem. After months

Gerrymander 5k webinar now online & new facebook group

  We’ve had such a response from people around the country wanting to put on their own Gerrymander 5k event that we hosted a webinar on how to do it yourself! The webinar can be found on this page. It

Upcoming Event: Global Warming, A Nonpartisan Perspective

The League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County,  YWCA of Asheville and The Climate Reality Project invite you to:  Global Warming: A Nonpartisan Perspective “The reality we now face implores us to act.” -AL GORE Founder & Chairman, The Climate Reality Project  

GOP lawmakers tell expert to leave legislative maps alone

From the Asheville Citizen Times… North Carolina Republican legislative leaders balked again Friday at having an outside expert redraw some House and Senate district boundaries and argued lines approved over the summer by the General Assembly should stay untouched for