Bob Hall Comments on Raleigh City Council’s Abuse of Democracy

Bob Hall Comments on Raleigh City Council’s Abuse of Democracy

For more than 50 years, Bob Hall has been North Carolina's foremost advocate for the idea that government should be for the people, ALL the people and not for the corporations and the wealthy.   Below are excerpts of what Bob had to say when he spoke at Livable...

It’s Never Too Late to do the Right Thing.

It’s Never Too Late to do the Right Thing.

Bob Geary, resident of Raleigh’s District D and member of the Wake County Housing Justice Coalition, delivered the following remarks about this Council's move of the next City Election to Nov 2022 at the City Council meeting on August 17: Mayor and Council – I suspect...

What if Mayor Baldwin was a Republican?

What if Mayor Baldwin was a Republican?

I recently submitted a letter to the editor about Mayor Baldwin and her pattern of undemocratic behavior. The News & Observer deleted my main points (in red), and left just my partisan comments. With that heavy edit, the N&O should have titled my LTE “What if...

Recall Petition Signing Events

Recall Petition Signing Events

Upcoming events where you can sign a Recall Petition are listed here. More events will be added as they are scheduled. Check back often!You will need to complete the petition using your name AS IT APPEARS on your Voter Registration. You can check your registration...

Democracy Dies in Darkness

Democracy Dies in Darkness

Raleigh resident Larry Helfant submitted a response to a recent editorial by Gerry Cohen published in the N&O. An edited version was published on Aug 1, 2021. We are publishing the full, unedited response here. The True Cost of Delayed Elections I read a recent...

Yard Signs Are Now Available

Yard Signs Are Now Available

Be the FIRST in your neighborhood to show your support for recalling Mary-Ann Baldwin These yard signs are our Thank You gift for a MINIMUM donation of $10. We will happily accept more. This is the FIRST shipment. Get yours before they are GONE. Donations accepted...

Raleigh City Election Emergency Meeting – Poll Results

Raleigh City Election Emergency Meeting – Poll Results

The results are in from the polls we conducted during our recent virtual Emergency Public Meeting to discuss the next Raleigh City Elections which have been delayed until November 2022 by City Council BEHIND CLOSED DOORS with NO PUBLIC NOTICE, NO PUBLIC INPUT and NO...

Emergency Public Meeting: Join with Us to Protect Your Vote

Emergency Public Meeting: Join with Us to Protect Your Vote

North Carolina’s top elected officials and media agree that what the Raleigh City Council did was wrong. Let’s put Raleigh‘s elections back in the hands of the voters.  Save the Date – Saturday, July 17 at 3pm for an Emergency Public Meeting to discuss a Special...

Terrance Ruth: A Breath of Fresh Air

Terrance Ruth: A Breath of Fresh Air

In a recent interview with mayoral candidate Terrance Ruth, the Indy’s Jane Porter began by asking why he is running. His answer was plain and to the point: “because I have seen the slow dissolving of public trust in our city.”