Tag:voting

  • NAACP wants felons to vote, while nullifying your ballot

    The NAACP is backing an effort to add more than 50,000 felons to North Carolina’s voting rolls. At the same time, they are trying to nullifying 9.6 million votes from law-abiding citizens. Even worse: The group won’t stop with a current lawsuit at the state Supreme Court involving felons…

  • Will 2022 midterms be 1994 like tidal wave?

    Conventional wisdom holds that the political party in the White House tends to lose seats in mid-term elections. Yet, 1994 turned into a proverbial bloodbath for Democrats. Tom Foley became the first U.S. House Speaker to lose his bid for re-election since the American Civil War. His defeat was part…

  • Unnecessarily delaying elections denies voting rights

    Elections should be free, fair, and regular. Those principles are the basic standard for making sure that governments reflect the will of the people. For that reason, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (which represents national legislatures worldwide) states in the first principle of its Declaration on Criteria for Free and Fair…

  • Some N.C. elections officials anxious over software upgrade

    A voting software company the N.C. State Board of Elections certified earlier this year wants approval for a last-minute technology update. But some board members are asking whether the company, Election Systems and Security, should have been certified in the first place. In September, ES&S asked…

  • No. 947 The Death of Voting in North Carolina

    Some North Carolina legislators would like to ignore the will of North Carolinians when it comes to Presidential elections. If a plan introduced in the legislature gets passed, and it might, North Carolina would make a compact with other states to support the Presidential candidate that receives the most votes…

  • Lindalyn’s Journal

    With only 4 days to go until the midterm elections, candidates across the country are heading into the home stretch. Here in North Carolina, voters are not electing a president, senator or governor; the only statewide election is for the State Supreme Court.