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


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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Two Problematic State Senate Districts and One That Is Not As Bad as It Looks

We noted on October 20 how the proposed North Carolina Senate map tended to favor Republicans. We also noted how…
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Proposed Congressional Maps Look Ugly But Are Good on Many Redistricting Criteria

The two congressional maps proposed in the Senate Redistricting and Elections Committee are not pretty. What the maps do with…
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Misconceptions about Redistricting: What Are the Stephenson Criteria?

The North Carolina General Assembly is expected to have its new legislative and congressional maps ready this week. The 2022…
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Empowering Oversight: Perspective on Oversight Commission’s New Powers

The North Carolina state budget, recently enacted, expanded the powers of the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations, a body…
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SCOTUS Cases May Establish Brackets for Race and Redistricting Claims

A case out of South Carolina could help set limits on claims of racial gerrymandering, further clarifying how such claims…
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