The table shows what’s on the ballot for the 2020 elections in nine southern states.
Learn about the 2020 rules for voting in assisted living facilities, along with the two-step process for absentee-by-mail voting in North Carolina. Click on the download link to view and download the full infographic.
Learn about both the North Carolina-specific hotline number and national hotline number – who runs them, how they work, issues the hotline workers address, and more! Click on the download link to view and download the full infographic.
As the 2020 General Election approaches, SCSJ has created a one-stop digital hub to provide North Carolinians with all of the information they will need to vote, from checking to see if they’re registered to vote to learning about the different ways to vote – especially in the midst of a pandemic. Accompanying the NC state-specific webpage is a separate webpage for national resources, including state election information.
Upcoming Primary and General Election Voting Information as of August 6, 2020
SCSJ is partnering with community organizations in several states across the South to offer in-depth training sessions to educate community organizers on the redistricting process and potential voting rights violations following the 2020 census. Community Redistricting Organizations Working for Democracy (CROWD) Academies will equip individuals and organizations with tools to monitor and engage with redistricting […]
North Carolina is one of a handful of states that disenfranchise people living in our communities who are on felony probation and parole. Unfortunately, this policy, which dates back to the early 1900’s, disenfranchised nearly 70,000 North Carolinians in 2017. This number doesn’t even begin to count the number of people who never re-registered to […]
The Southern Leadership for Voter Engagement (SOLVE) is a multi-state network formed in 2013, to collaborate and share best practices in multidisciplinary advocacy, sound grassroots mobilization, and legislative and legal strategies to ensure fair and equitable voting practices. We address policies that have weakened the voting strength of many communities and formed obstacles and hurdles in […]
Same-day registration (SDR) was a popular and effective tool in the 2016 presidential election in North Carolina, and its continued success in encouraging political participation in this state should be celebrated.
Judicial Redistricting in North Carolina: A Plan for Second Class Justice documents some of the racial and partisan biases infecting the most recent judicial redistricting plan presented by a state legislative committee. Draft judicial districts unveiled in a December 2017 meeting of the Senate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting covered many of the […]
In the wake of natural disasters, voters frequently get displaced from their homes. That does not mean that these voters lose their right to vote and have their political voices heard. Survivors of Hurricane Florence who have been forced from their homes because of the storm and subsequent flooding have several options available to them […]
Jabari Holmes is 42 years old and lives in Wendell, North Carolina. He was born with severe cerebral palsy that has confined him to a wheelchair. He lives with his 82-year-old father and 69-year-old mother. Jabari’s medical condition requires full-time care, prevents him from driving, and makes it difficult for him to travel at all.
Paul Kearney is a resident of Warrenton, North Carolina. Paul lives in a tight-knit community where everyone knows each other on a first-name basis. His family has been in the community for four generations. Paul is an army veteran, and after his father passed away he took on the responsibility of taking care of the […]
Jaden Peay is a sophomore at North Carolina Central University. Jaden chose to major in political science because he’s passionate about voting and participating in the political system. Jaden wants to go to law school, eventually become a judge, and work to make the criminal justice system more equitable for everyone. Jaden grew up in […]
Richard was raised in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and has spent most of his adult life working in both New York and North Carolina. A few years ago Richard came back home to North Carolina for good to take care of his father, who was in declining health, and to take over the family laundry […]
Noah is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Noah is from Vermont but moved with his family to Carrboro, North Carolina in 2014. Noah is majoring in computer science and mathematics. Noah has invested in his new community by staying informed and engaged in North Carolina politics. Unfortunately, he has […]