Exposing North Carolina’s liberal/progressive movement.

The Mapping the Left (MTL) project combines data, research and news articles to show the magnitude of the radical Left’s infrastructure in North Carolina. For decades, the liberal/progressive movement has mostly been invisible to the general public. Hiding from the “liberal” label, the well-organized progressive movement has built a network of groups that work together to push an extreme, liberal/progressive agenda that the media has failed to report upon.

Mapping The Left


Elections Board To Make Squishy Voter ID Law Even Squishier

The North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBE) held a public hearing on proposed voter ID rules on December 13….
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Redistricting Lawsuit Arrives a Day Late and a Dollar Short

As expected, the Elias Law Group has filed a lawsuit (Williams v. Hall) challenging some of North Carolina’s new congressional…
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Plaintiffs Request Gingles All the Way in Senate Redistricting Case

A legal challenge to the state Senate maps was filed just before the Thanksgiving holiday last week, questioning the state’s…
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Elections Board Agrees to Partially Follow Law on Registration IDs

Election officials have been deviating from state and federal voter registration laws for two decades. A citizen complaint forced the…
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Shrinking Violets: Where Are the Redistricting Lawsuits?

Redistricting lawsuits are common in North Carolina. The General Assembly’s redistricting page is littered with maps that courts have tossed…
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Appeals Court Disallows Private Action under the Voting Rights Act

Appeals Court Prohibits Private Action under the Voting Rights Act In a case with potentially enormous ramifications for North Carolina…
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Now That We’re Done with Redistricting, Let’s Talk About Redistricting Reform

With the next scheduled round of redistricting eight years away, now is the best time to talk about redistricting reformFollowing…
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North Carolina’s Congressional Maps Should Avoid Splitting Our Largest Cities

What should we value more when it comes to map drawing: that a district be drawn to represent a community…
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Policy Pizza: Election Security and Data

This week on Policy Pizza, we linked up with Jim Stirling, a Research Fellow at Locke’s Civitas Center for Public…
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When It Comes To Redistricting, What Does “Fair” Actually Mean?

Some things are perennially certain in life. My son’s desire to stay up past his bedtime, the beauty of the…
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Stephenson Ruling Does not Require Racially Polarized Voting Analysis

Legislators disagreed during North Carolina’s recent round of redistricting on whether the General Assembly had to conduct a racially polarized…
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What are the Partisan leanings of North Carolina’s Proposed Legislative Maps?

October 26 Update: The General Assembly ratified amended versions of Senate Bill 758 and House Bill 898 on October 25….
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