Election reform groups join Libertarian appeal

The Libertarian Party of North Carolina has filed a formal appeal of the N.C. Appeals Court in its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of N.C.’s electoral laws, according to an announcement from Barbara Howe, LPNC state chair.

“Happily, several  friendly organizations are planning to file amicus briefs in support of our actions,” said Howe. These include Common Cause, Democracy NC, FairVote, Free & Equal, the John Locke Foundation, the League of Women Voters of NC,  the NC Institution for Constitutional Law, North Carolinians for Free and Proper Elections, the NC Center for Voter Education and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.

The appeal was filed November 23. Howe said they do not know when the full court will hear the case. For background on the lawsuit, go here.

Howe also announced the LPNC appointed Matt Reeps of Charlotte to serve as Political Director.