Roy Cooper is challenging NC GOP elections board makeover – News & Observer

Breaking news: Thank you Judge Stephens for blocking this ignant mess. It is time for the people of NC to say enough of the McCrory – Republicans ignance. Don’t allow these ignants to abuse the power. It is one thing to have the power and not use it but to use it to create ignant mess that will hurt all folk even those who don’t know, don’t understand or just don’t give a damn makes no sense.

RALEIGH  – Governor-elect Roy Cooper filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging the General Assembly’s special session law that revamps the state elections board.

The Democratic governor has asked the courts to hold an emergency hearing Friday afternoon to block the law from taking effect while the lawsuit pends.

The law was set to take effect on Sunday, when the North Carolina State Board of Elections would officially have ceased to exist.

The law would merge the elections board with the State Ethics Commission, which administers ethics laws governing lobbyists, elected officials and government employees. The merger was approved by the Republican-led legislature during its special session earlier this month and signed by Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, one of several changes attempting to limit the power Cooper. (News & Observer)

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