Tag:Rick Glazier

  • H.B. 2 draws top billing at Duke forum on partisan divisions

    A host of divisive issues confronts North Carolina, and easing political polarization is the goal of a new initiative at Duke University. “It’s kind of dangerous territory for a democracy to have this level of distrust” in one another, and in established political institutions, said Fritz Mayer, director of Duke’s…

  • Redistricting coalition faces tough odds in General Assembly

    A coalition of policy and advocacy groups renewed their efforts to convince the General Assembly to set up an independent redistricting process based on a model adopted in Iowa as a means of ending partisan gerrymandering. The Iowa redistricting model empowers the nonpartisan legislative staff to draw the congressional and…