On Monday, Sept. 19, the North Carolina Alliance of Retired Americans (the Alliance) filed a motion to intervene in a GOP lawsuit challenging North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) guidance regulating two election-related procedures.
On Friday, Sept. 9, the Republican National Committee (RNC), the North Carolina Republican Party and the chairwoman of the Clay County Republican Party filed a lawsuit challenging North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) guidance extending the absentee ballot receipt deadline and regulating partisan poll observers.
Last week, North Carolina’s Rules Review Commission rejected the two temporary rule changes regulating the conduct of partisan election observers that were approved by the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) on Aug. 16.
On Monday, Aug. 22, the North Carolina Republican Party (NC GOP) and two Republicans filed a lawsuit seeking judicial review of a July 22 decision by the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) regarding signature matching for mail-in ballots.
On Friday, Aug. 18, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision that North Carolina state legislators who were elected under racially gerrymandered districts do not possess unlimited authority to amend the North Carolina Constitution.
On Thursday, July 14, the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) denied a request from the North Carolina Republican Party to allow county boards of election to accept or reject mail-in ballots based on whether a voter’s signature on their mail-in ballot matches the signature on their voter registration.
On Monday, July 11, a federal judge permanently blocked North Carolina state laws that significantly restricted voters with disabilities’ options for receiving assistance when obtaining and completing absentee ballots.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a Republican petition out of North Carolina focused on the state’s congressional map, opening up review on the radical independent state legislature (ISL) theory during the Court’s next term.
On Monday, March 28, a North Carolina trial court struck down a state law barring individuals with past felony convictions who are currently on community supervision (probation, post-release supervision or parole) from registering to vote.
UPDATE: On Monday, March 7, the U.S. Supreme Court denied both applications.
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