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.


  • Information can’t keep up with misinformation about NC voting machines  

    Information can’t keep up with misinformation about NC voting machines  
    Thursday, September 15, 2022

    Commissioners’ meetings in Surry County are a showcase of election conspiracy theories where distrust of the machines that count ballots plays a starring role  

    This story is part of a project called Democracy Day, in which newsrooms across the country are shining a light on threats to democracy. 

    The northwestern North Carolina county on the Virginia border is ...

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