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Amendment Ruling Stayed

A North Carolina appeals court has set aside temporarily a trial judge’s ruling that voided two constitutional amendments because some district boundaries for lawmakers who placed them on the ballot had been previously declared racial gerrymanders.

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Bad Day for the NCGOP

Yesterday was not a good day for the NCGOP.  It started with a court ruling on the state Supreme Court race… Democrat-turned-Republican Chris Anglin won his court fight to run on the GOP ticket for Supreme Court justice in the Nov. 6 general election. Wake County Superior Court Judge Becky Holt issued her ruling Monday, Aug. 13,...

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Lawsuit Update

Democrats went 0-2 yesterday in court in an attempt to get a temporary restraining order like they did on Tuesday.  Chris Anglin on Tuesday successfully convinced a judge to issue a TRO in his challenge to a recently passed law.  The Democrats yesterday, however, were far less successful…http://bit.ly/2vtbse5 Gov. Roy Cooper failed Tuesday afternoon to get a temporary...

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You Get A Lawsuit And You Get A Lawsuit…

Lawsuits where abound in Raleigh yesterday in response to The General Assembly’s overrides of two vetos from Governor Cooper last week.  First up we have the NAACP and Clean Air Carolina suing over 4 of the 6 constitutional amendments…http://bit.ly/2vKpib9 The four proposed constitutional changes the organizations are targeting would require voters to present photo ID,...

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Special Sessions & Constitutional Amendments

The GOP lead General Assembly convened in Raleigh today for a short session to deal with the constitutional amendments on the ballot in November… State lawmakers opted for simplicity Tuesday in deciding how to label six proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot.  Each amendment will appear under the heading “Constitutional Amendment” per legislation that...