Expert provides tips and debunks myths on voting rules in NC

The Winston-Salem Journal has published an excellent column by good government advocate Bob Hall of Democracy North Carolina that is worth sharing far and wide in the coming days:

“Maybe you’re heard the rumor that you can’t vote if you have an outstanding traffic ticket. Or you must re-register to vote if you skip an election. Or your ballot will be rejected if you mark the straight-party option but don’t mark your choice for president first.

These claims are all false.

As an independent watchdog group, Democracy North Carolina tracks all sorts of misinformation. Voters should learn about the candidates, but it’s also valuable to know your basic voting rights so you won’t be intimidated or discouraged by the next rumor that seems a little scary.

Here’s a list of 20 tips that we’ve verified with the State Board of Elections:”

Read all 20 by clicking here.



  1. Frank Burns

    October 26, 2012 at 9:42 am

    Rob when you refer to Democracy NC as an independant watchdog, you are continuing the fraud. There is not one single non partisan bone in that organization. Just because they call themselves that does not make it so. When every single member of their board of directors is a partisan Democrat, when they receive contributions from a George Soros group, how can fair minded citizens consider them to be non partisan? I think it would be fairer to refer to Democracy NC as a liberal watch dog group.

  2. david esmay

    October 29, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    Says the fraudster that garners all his information from heritage,heartland, wattsupwiththat, faux news, and on and on, ad infinitum.

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