MARCH 1, 2017: League members joined Common Cause NC and other groups for Citizen's Lobby Day at the NCGA. A Rally to End Gerrymandering was held on the Bicentennial Plaza in Raleigh. Watch LWVNC board member Janet Hoy address the rally crowd in the video below:
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But HB200 must get out of the House Rules, Calendar and Operations committee first. We need to let our legislators know we want this bill passed. Since these representatives come from around the state we need constituents of these legislators to write or call them, asking them to support the bill and report it out of committee. Please go the the NC General Assembly site and search Find My Representative:.
SB209 is an identical companion bill to HB200 that would mandate nonpartisan redistricting in North Carolina, effective 2021.
Complete Event Video: Ending Gerrymandering to Restore Democracy in NC
Redistricting Videos from Common Cause:
1. Why is gerrymandering a danger to democracy?Petition to End Gerrymandering in North Carolina-Common Cause
2. Who supports ending gerrymandering?
3. What do the pundits say about gerrymandering?
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Does money buy influence in the North Carolina General Assembly? Click here for an interactive tool that connects the dots between campaign donors, membership and status on legislative committees, and proposed legislation for North Carolina General Assembly, 2015 session.