We were victorious in pushing back many legislative attacks on our courts during the N.C. General Assembly’s 2018 special session, including attempts to gerrymander our judicial voting districts statewide (House Bill 717), slash judicial terms (Senate Bill 698), and seize the ability to choose all judges themselves (legislative appointment under the so-called “purple plan”) — all of which would have undermined the independence of our courts.
Use all you know to write an op-ed or letter in support of Fair Courts to your local paper, like these North Carolinians did:
Make a plan to vote AGAINST the judicial power grab amendment during Early Voting (Oct. 17-Nov. 3) or on Election Day (November 6). Find out more and get ready at ncvoter.org.
Know a councilperson or commissioner? Help your town, city, or county take a strong stand for fair courts by telling them to pass a resolution similar to those below: