NC Voters for Clean Elections’ Annual Meeting will be held Thursday December 13th from 2 to 5pm, at the NC Association of Educator's building, 700 South Salisbury Street in Raleigh. Court of Appeals Judge Sam Ervin IV, will open our Annual Meeting with remarks about the importance of an independent judiciary and his experience this past election.
More Voters – Less Big Money
On Thursday, December 13th, “Go, Granny, D,” the touring show highlighting the story of “Granny D” Haddock, and featuring actress Barbara Bates Smith and her musical accompanist Jeff Sebens, will be presented by NC Voters for Clean Elections at 5:30pm at NC Association of Educators Bldg, 700 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh. For tickets or more information RSVP to email@example.com or call (919) 371-VOTE.
Tired of corporations buying politicians? Want to see the real issues addressed? So do we. Join the NC Voters for Clean Elections coalition (http://www.ncvce.org/), a coalition of 35+ organizations, for a pre-election happy hour fundraiser Thursday, November 1st (5:30 – 7:00) at Fullsteam in Durham. Just days before the most expensive election in the history of the world, come find out how we can wrestle our democracy away from big-money special interests.
Becomes 12th municipality in NC seeking reversal of Supreme Court decision
GREENSBORO — The Greensboro City Council became the 12th city in North Carolina to approve a resolution calling on Congress to overturn the Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. FEC, and ensure the voices of ordinary voters aren’t drowned out by special interest money.
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Residents push for Resolutions on Citizens United
By Eric Ginsburg
A push by Greensboro residents for a city council resolution opposing the Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission Supreme Court decision has gained traction. After Occupy Greensboro members reached out to council members and spoke at the July 17 meeting, City Attorney Mujeeb Shah-Khan wrote a memo saying council could consider a resolution on the topic written by staff, a council member or a third party.
Becomes 9th municipality in N.C. seeking reversal of Supreme Court decision that opened new flood of money into politics
The Raleigh City Council today approved a resolution calling on Congress to overturn the Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. FEC, and ensure the voices of ordinary voters aren’t drowned out by special interest money.
News & Observer
Staff writer Rosella Age reports that at a press conference Wednesday, Rep. Verla Insko, a Democrat representing Orange County, promoted a resolution that calls on the U.S. Congress to overturn a Supreme Court ruling.
The 2010 ruling in Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Committee basically allows corporations to be treated as people with the same rights to free speech and thus allowed to spend unlimited amounts in support or against political candidates.
Charlotte Business Journal
Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 6:41am EDT
Duke Energy Corp., Progress Energy Inc. and Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. are among the corporations that donated money last year to N.C.