OMB Watch just released a report “How Nonprofits Helped America Vote: 2006  ”, which describes how 501c3 organizations have been
fighting for our democracy on three fronts:
- Defending voters’ rights, especially those of low-income, disabled and minority voters, against unscrupulous attempts to disenfranchise them
- Protecting the integrity of our elections
- Proactively working to expand and educate the electorate
Here’s a salute to some of the nonprofit organizations in North Carolina and their staff members who worked diligently throughout this legislative session to protect and promote our democracy:
Common Cause NC 
Thanks to their efforts, citizens will now benefit from same day voter registration, public campaign financing for 3 statewide offices and open ethics hearings.