Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

— Abraham Lincoln

State Watch

The State of North Carolina is in the national news a lot these days. It's not always good news, but we're making progress! Keep up with us here on our state issues.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at ncga@indivisibleavl.org.

Demand Your State Senator Vote “NO” on SB 725 and HB 259

Lawmakers just advanced THREE anti-voter bills aimed at creating barriers to the ballot. Senate Bill 326 now heads to Governor Cooper’s desk, while Senate Bill 725 and House Bill 359 head to the N.C. Senate. It’s disheartening to see these blatant efforts to roll back decades of voter freedoms move ahead so quickly after lawmakers…
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History & Current Status of the For The People Act

In his monthly newsletter, Ezra Klein, co-founder of the national Indivisible Project, gave this excellent summary of the current status of the For The People Act (S.1) and the rationale for pushing hard to get it passed before the long Congressional recess in August. Because understanding this bill – and the urgency of passing it…
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We the People, FOR the People

The For The People Act would guarantee protections at the federal level for VOTING RIGHTS, ELECTIONS, and ETHICS. Join us Friday, July 2nd at 5:30 pm in front of Sen. Tillis's office in Hendersonville to support the For The People Act.
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Talking Points on Passing the For the People Act, Ending the Filibuster, and Supporting D.C. Statehood

It’s crucial that Congress pass the For the People Act, a comprehensive democracy reform package, but the Jim Crow-era filibuster is standing in the way. Legislation to finally grant statehood to the District of Columbia is also gaining traction. So we are continuing to write and call about these three critical issues. Here are some…
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Help Get the For The People Act through the Senate

On Wednesday, March 3rd, the House passed H.R.1, the For the People Act, with every single Democrat signing on as co-sponsor. This major democracy reform package takes big money out of politics, restores and strengthens voting rights, ends partisan gerrymandering, and much much more. Now it heads to the Senate, where Republicans have pledged to…
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Thom Tillis’s Justification for Voting Against Pandemic Relief Bill

This is the verbatim text of an email Sen. Thom Tillis sent out to constituents on Sunday morning, March 7, 2021, as justification for his shameful vote against the pandemic relief bill. We urge you to write and call Sen. Tillis and let him know that helping Americans in need is NOT a partisan issue:…
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North Carolina Senate

Terry Van Duyn (D) District 49

North Carolina House of Representatives

Susan Fisher (D) District 114

John Ager (D) District 115

Brain Turner (D) District 116

The Latest on Redistricting

One-Stop Early Voting Schedule for Primary

By Brenda Murphree | March 12, 2022

The Buncombe County Board of Elections has announced the full schedule of Early Voting locations and hours for the 2022 primary election. Early voting allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person at selected sites prior to Election Day. Early voting begins on the third Thursday prior to Election Day and ends…

How to Help the Ukrainians Right Now

By Brenda Murphree | March 6, 2022

Have you thought you’d like to help the Ukrainians but aren’t sure where to start? Here are some options we’ve pulled from a few reputable sources. If you have any suggestions on other ways to help, please let us know. Start with this omnibus ways-to-help website from people in Ukraine, which gives updated donation links…

Poll Workers Needed

By Brenda Murphree | March 6, 2022

Looking for a way to get involved in your community, support the democratic process, and also make some money? Sign up to be a poll worker! Buncombe County Election Services is looking for poll workers to help with Early Voting (April 28-May 14, 2022) and on Primary Election Day, Tuesday, May 17. To be eligible…

The Latest on Medicaid Expansion

One-Stop Early Voting Schedule for Primary

By Brenda Murphree | March 12, 2022

The Buncombe County Board of Elections has announced the full schedule of Early Voting locations and hours for the 2022 primary election. Early voting allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person at selected sites prior to Election Day. Early voting begins on the third Thursday prior to Election Day and ends…

How to Help the Ukrainians Right Now

By Brenda Murphree | March 6, 2022

Have you thought you’d like to help the Ukrainians but aren’t sure where to start? Here are some options we’ve pulled from a few reputable sources. If you have any suggestions on other ways to help, please let us know. Start with this omnibus ways-to-help website from people in Ukraine, which gives updated donation links…

Poll Workers Needed

By Brenda Murphree | March 6, 2022

Looking for a way to get involved in your community, support the democratic process, and also make some money? Sign up to be a poll worker! Buncombe County Election Services is looking for poll workers to help with Early Voting (April 28-May 14, 2022) and on Primary Election Day, Tuesday, May 17. To be eligible…

The Latest on Special Elections

One-Stop Early Voting Schedule for Primary

By Brenda Murphree | March 12, 2022

The Buncombe County Board of Elections has announced the full schedule of Early Voting locations and hours for the 2022 primary election. Early voting allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person at selected sites prior to Election Day. Early voting begins on the third Thursday prior to Election Day and ends…

How to Help the Ukrainians Right Now

By Brenda Murphree | March 6, 2022

Have you thought you’d like to help the Ukrainians but aren’t sure where to start? Here are some options we’ve pulled from a few reputable sources. If you have any suggestions on other ways to help, please let us know. Start with this omnibus ways-to-help website from people in Ukraine, which gives updated donation links…

Poll Workers Needed

By Brenda Murphree | March 6, 2022

Looking for a way to get involved in your community, support the democratic process, and also make some money? Sign up to be a poll worker! Buncombe County Election Services is looking for poll workers to help with Early Voting (April 28-May 14, 2022) and on Primary Election Day, Tuesday, May 17. To be eligible…