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


Court Found Voter ID is Constitutional. It Is Also Good Policy.

When the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled on our state’s voter ID law on April 28th, the justices only had…
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The Context for Three North Carolina Supreme Court Election Rulings

The North Carolina Supreme Court upheld felon disenfranchisement, reversed an earlier ruling overturning congressional and state legislative districts, and reinstated…
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North Carolina House Bill Would Require More Election Transparency

I wrote last year about persistent problems with both the North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBE) and county boards…
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Bill Limiting Early Voting Days Is a Step in the Right Direction, but a Small One

A bill in the General Assembly would reduce the maximum number of early voting days in North Carolina from 17…
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Harper v. Hall Impact on Tricia Cotham

State House member Tricia Cotham’s move from Democrat to Republican has become a major focal point for Raleigh.  With her…
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Two Questions About Election Reforms in the House Budget

The 415-page 2023 North Carolina House budget includes a two-page section on election reforms (PART XXVI, starting on page 345)….
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Making Mail Ballots Due on Election Day Is Right

Below is my prepared public comment for the North Carolina House Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform Committee meeting on…
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How 1,760 “Ghosts” Voted in the 2020 Election

A loophole in North Carolina law allows ballots from unverified registrations to be countedAbout 1,760 ballots from never verified voter…
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Bill to Have Counties Equally Represented in Senate Will Fail

A bill in the General Assembly would amend the state constitution so that counties would be equally represented in the…
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Supreme Court Can Right a Wrong in Voter ID Rehearing

The North Carolina Supreme Court is rehearing Holmes v. Moore, a voter ID case, today. That is a good thing,…
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Repairing the damage to the North Carolina Supreme Court.

What defines an activist court? Is it one that establishes new rules by expanding and stretching the constitution to write…
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Bill Creates a Smoother Transition for Judicial Retirements

A bill in the General Assembly would allow some judges who reach the state mandatory retirement age to complete their…
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