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General News    H4'ed 7/26/18

The North Carolina GOP's Plan to Deceive Voters About Its Radical Ballot Measures

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In Pennsylvania they wanted to impeach their supreme court justices for ruling against gerrymandering in that state whose legislative divisions are a "jigsaw-puzzle zoo of shapes 'twerking and gyrating jaggedly.'" In North Carolina they want to strip their Democratic governor, Roy Cooper, of all election-related powers. 

To that end, in November there will be two proposed state constitutional amendments on the ballot, because "[first], they hoped to increase Republican turnout. . . .  Second, they want to stop Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper from expanding access to voting rights by stripping him of his constitutional authority to oversee state elections. Third, . . . they want to prevent the left-leaning state judiciary, all of it, from striking down GOP-sponsored voter suppression laws. 

More "twerking and jagged gyration": this time gerrymandering of people's rights. 

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