News Update from Livable Raleigh

News Update from Livable Raleigh

Two major unexpected developments – the impact of the Omicron variant as well as the delay of primary elections from March to May – have led Livable Raleigh to make the difficult decision to suspend our effort to recall Mayor Baldwin. The health and safety of the...

The case for Recalling Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

The case for Recalling Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

The event that pushed Livable Raleigh over the edge and forced us to initiate this Recall was the Mayor's Power Grab to add an extra 8 months to her term in office by moving the next City Council election from Oct 2021 to Nov 2022 to handle the census delay while the...

Successful event at Falling for Local at DIX Park

Successful event at Falling for Local at DIX Park

We met a lot of supporters (and their dogs) and collected a lot of signatures for our petition drive at Falling for Local at DIX Park before the rains came and brought an early end to the event.Click on images to expand

Falling for Local at DIX Park

Falling for Local at DIX Park

Join us Saturday, Oct 16th at the BIG Field at Dix Park for Falling for Local Find our booth. We will be there collecting Recall Petition signatures and verifying voter registrations. Stop by and pick up a Yard Sign, a T-Shirt and Car Clings. Show your support for...

Bring elections and voter engagement into the 21st century

Bring elections and voter engagement into the 21st century

Barry Eriksen has been a rustbelt refugee and Triangle transplant for over 40 years and for the last 22 years has lived in West Raleigh’s Fairmont neighborhood. This blog post is adapted from his remarks made during the September 21, 2021, Raleigh City Council...

Car Clings are now available as Thank You Gifts

Car Clings are now available as Thank You Gifts

We've added Car "Clings" to our list of Thank You Gifts   These clings are quite versatile. They are removable. They will cling to glass or to paint. Just make sure the surface is clean before you apply. You can put them on the inside of the car facing OUT...

Announcing Deliver 5 for Democracy

Announcing Deliver 5 for Democracy

Livable Raleigh Moves to Phase Two of Mayoral Recall With the “Deliver 5 for Democracy” Campaign. Over 1,000 of your neighbors have already signed – will you help advance the effort to save democracy in Raleigh? Entering the second month of our campaign to recall...

Efforts To Recall The Mayor Are Heating Up

Efforts To Recall The Mayor Are Heating Up

The Carolinian, North Carolina's Twice-Weekly African-American Newspaper, published a piece by Tyria McCray discussing the effort to recall Raleigh Mayor May-Ann Baldwin. What follows are some excerpts from the piece with a link to the entire article on the...

What’s Next for Democracy in Raleigh?

What’s Next for Democracy in Raleigh?

A virtual Community Conversation with Panel Q&A about challenges to Raleigh’s democratic processes. Join our panelists to discuss the future of democracy in Raleigh and get answers to your questions about city elections, the future of community engagement and what...