Democracy

Gov. Cooper Puts GOP Lawmakers on the Spot to Redraw New Districts ASAP

By Eleanore Wood / June 14, 2017 /

Republican lawmakers have the ability to draw new legislative maps quickly; they’re just flat out refusing to. This is why Gov. Cooper has called them out and reminding them that the Supreme Court of the United States, among other courts, have said the current legislative districts are unconstitutional and they’re refusing to fix the problems.…

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Russian Hacking Attempts in…North Carolina?

By Eleanore Wood / June 7, 2017 /

A National Security Agency leaked document was released Tuesday that claims Russian spies infiltrated a voting machine company that is used in North Carolina and a few other states. Following this hacking, the Russian spies sent emails to several election officials in an attempt to obtain their login information. The NSA, however, is unclear if…

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Illegal voting districts helped GOP win control of NC

By Eleanore Wood / June 6, 2017 /

The Supreme Court of the United States unanimously ruled Monday that 28 of North Carolina’s legislative districts were illegally drawn and racially gerrymandered. This means the NC GOP pack as many African Americans into as few districts as possible in order to maintain a Republican majority in the North Carolina House and Senate. Now that…

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