WE ARE A DEMOCRACY! The U.S. Constitution protects our right for fair representation in government and access to voting, right?
Unfortunately, we are living in a time that the basic foundation of DEMOCRACY is being eroded — from the inside — by our very own elected officials.
Many public servants are no longer serving the public and are motivated only by power and profit. This type of political wrangling is nothing new, but recently it has been occurring at an alarming rate, with permanent consequences. Hard-fought legislative gains for the rights of the individual are being erased from the books.
In NORTH CAROLINA the basic rights of every citizen are NOT being recognized and we are at risk of losing even more ground!
NOW IS THE TIME TO TAKE ACTION!
HPTA’s very own gerrymandered district!
The current 4th Congressional District (2016)
Read MORE about Gerry, the Meadering Cat-Squirrel! — click HERE
How exactly do elected officials draw districts to
give themselves an advantage?
Check out this handy guide that can help
answer your questions about gerrymandering!
TAKE ACTION by checking out Common Cause NC’s
Campaign Finance Reform
Examples of why campaign finance regulations
and well-funded election ethics staffing are essential: