North Carolina State Sen. Jeff Jackson, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, says gerrymandering threatens the voice of voters.
Legislators work on cookie-cutter proposals sent out by right wing groups because gerrymandering means they don’t need to get bill ideas from their constituents.
Since Election Day, Republicans have filed hundreds of bills aimed at restricting voting access. But the federal ‘For The People Act’ would introduce sweeping, NC-like voting reforms nationwide.
Lawmakers will again reconfigure voting districts based on 2020 US Census results next year.
An attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice tells us what we need to know about voter ID, new maps, and voting in a pandemic.
Voting rights and the census are cited as vehicles of empowerment to prevent an erosion of rights and freedoms
At the close of 2019, the state’s voter ID law was temporarily struck down and its gerrymandered congressional maps were drawn.