What We Do


Democracy North Carolina is the state’s most respected source of impartial data on the role of money in politics, voter participation and good government. Learn more »


Democracy North Carolina is one of the few advocacy groups in our state to maintain an on-the-ground grassroots organizing presence every year, all year round. Learn more »


Democracy North Carolina is dedicated to inspiring and training new civic leaders for our state, especially new leaders from younger generations who will secure and protect pro-democracy reform
in the years to come. Learn more »


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What's New?

Elections Wake Up Call

A new analysis shows that election law changes, confusion, and poor preparation may have blocked as many as 50,000 voters. This election should be a wake-up call: If the 2013 law is not overturned, large-scale changes will be needed to avert a disaster in the 2016 presidential election.

Big Money, Big Talk

Here are two statements by Executive Director Bob Hall about (1) the US Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v FEC and (2) the NC SBOE’s announcement about duplicate names in the voter rolls.

Research Highlights