The question to ask is "Who gains from this?". And the answer is surely not Orange County Democrats, who were likely to win big before this happened.
The lower turnout statewide might also have to do with the ridiculous rules many county Boards of Elections have instituted this year. Guilford County, for instance, the third largest city in the state and reliably blue, has all of *ONE* early voting site open right now. The rest don't open for another week.
Judge Terrence Boyle saves North Carolina from the abyss once again.
I don't get it. Is he supposed to be a scary Mooslim or a hipster LIEberal.
Berger will block you on Facebook even if you're polite in your disagreements, and even if you're a constituent, so there's that. He's got a ridiculously thin skin for someone who is so brash.
Texas Guy notes that the communities most affected by this legislation are the ones driving the state's economy and that hurting urban centers will negatively affect that state's income tax and sales tax revenues.
Yes, that absolutely correct. That is a feature of this move, not a bug. When state revenues drop, that's just another excuse to slash the budget. Lather, rinse, repeat.
Phil Berger seems to have spent a great deal of time imagining why this law was necessary. That's... weird.
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