More Advocacy Groups Charge City Council with Misrepresenting Them

More Advocacy Groups Charge City Council with Misrepresenting Them

At the March 1 public hearing to review and approve new District Maps for Raleigh’s City Council, the City Attorney claimed Raleigh is not covered by Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and City Staff claimed that the Advocacy Groups who reviewed the proposed maps...

INDY Reader Misses the Point(s)

INDY Reader Misses the Point(s)

We previously wrote about INDY Daily's comments on Raleigh Council's undemocratic actions here: INDY Daily BLASTS City Council's Undemocratic Behavior.   One of their readers disagrees with their take on it and writes: "This is not a good take with respect to the...

Experts say City Council is violating the Voting Rights Act

Experts say City Council is violating the Voting Rights Act

City Councilors believe they can violate the voting rights of minority communities in Raleigh without consequence.  UNC School of Government begs to differ!   On March 1, at a Public Hearing to comment on a redistricting proposal, Raleigh City Councilors...

City Council misstates law and mischaracterizes public input

City Council misstates law and mischaracterizes public input

At the March 1 public hearing to review and approve new District Maps for Raleigh's City Council, the City Attorney claimed Raleigh is not covered by Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and City Staff claimed that the Advocacy Groups who reviewed the proposed maps...

INDY Daily BLASTS City Council’s UNDEMOCRATIC behavior

INDY Daily BLASTS City Council’s UNDEMOCRATIC behavior

Jane Porter, Editor-In-Chief of INDYWeek, writes a daily email newsletter, INDY Daily. The March 4, 2022 edition takes on Raleigh's City Council for their most recent undemocratic decision. She asks that we share the newsletter with our friends. So, we reprint it...