Defending Democracy

Defending Democracy


NC Policy Watch, the online journalism initiative of the North Carolina Justice Center, has launched the “Defending Democracy” project. This project will generate a steady drumbeat of new and original content (news stories, commentary, newsmaker interviews, expert analysis and more) related to the latest state policy developments, court decisions, research, advocacy and organizing efforts in the fight to preserve democracy in the battleground state of North Carolina.


  • Biden surges to victory in NC; Cunningham to face Tillis in Senate race

    Biden surges to victory in NC; Cunningham to face Tillis in Senate race
    Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    Governor’s race to feature Cooper v. Forest; Runoffs on tap for R’s and D’s in a handful of congressional and council of state contests; Superintendent Mark Johnson defeated in run for Lt. Gov.

    Former Vice President Joe Biden was the clear choice of North Carolina Democrats in yesterday’s Super Tuesday presidential primary election. The former vice-president ...

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