Five Years After John Roberts Says Federal Supervision of Voting Rules No Longer Necessary in South, and 2 Years After 4th Circuit Said North Carolina Targeted African Americans “with Almost Surgical Precision”, NC Suppression is Back

Thwarted before, N.C. GOP wants photo ID mandate:

North Carolina legislative Republicans on Thursday advanced their goal of permanently requiring voters to show photo identification — a proposal previously thwarted this decade by veto and federal judges who declared a similar mandate racially discriminatory.

Republicans want lawmakers, not governor, to decide who oversees elections

Republicans want legislative leaders to appoint all members of the state elections board, a power now held by the governor.

State House GOP leaders on Friday afternoon introduced a proposal to change the North Carolina Constitution to create an eight-member State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement with all members chosen by the House speaker and the Senate leader.

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