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We focus on issues that protect democracy and improve people’s lives.

Democracy North Carolina has identified a set of core issues that directly affect the health of our state’s democracy and have a profound impact on people’s lives. This section outlines the core issues that concern us.

Our top concerns include money in politics (which we address, in part, by advocating for voter-owned elections), ethics reform, voting and voter rights and encouraging greater citizen participation in our government. Within each of these issue areas, we conduct original research and use our advocacy and community organizing skills to win new government policies that bring us closer to our ideal of a state government of, for and by the people of NC .

If you would like to know more about our top concerns and how they affect your life, please explore this section using the submenu at right or the links above. If you would like to help us promote one or more of these issues:

Because we are nonpartisan, we are often invited to speak in front of schools, civic groups and faith communities.