Political and Legislative

DNC Sues North Carolina Over a GOP-Backed Election Bill

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the North Carolina Democratic Party on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the North Carolina State Board of Election immediately after a pair of GOP-backed election laws went into effect when the state legislature voted to override the Democratic governor’s veto on Tuesday.

The lawsuit challenges Senate Bill 747, which the plaintiffs claimed “is designed to undermine the right to vote in North Carolina.”

The plaintiffs focus on same-day voting changes in the bill. Specifically, the lawsuit takes issue with provisions that require voters who register on the same day to produce additional documentation that other voters registering to vote are not required to produce.

Read the source article at The Hill

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