Dem-NC Income & DEMOCRACY NORTH CAROLINA
is to fulfill the promise of “one person, one vote” — to increase voter participation
Elizabeth Waugh-Stewart. The Board of Directors are Peg Chapin, Tom Coulson,
and reduce the money chase in politics. The staff are Molly Beacham, Leigh
Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose mission
Bradley, Jeremy Collins, Jenn Frye, Bob Hall, A. Khamala, Adam Sotak, and
Mike Glancy, Carol Haack, Rosalyn Jones, Margaret McCreary, Linda Sutton,
Expenses for 2005
Chapel Hill, NC
D EMOCRACY A DVOCATE
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Income by Source 2005 Annual Report & 2006 Goals
Other Here’s a recap of our success ● Held 6th year of Democracy
Summer for 10 young adults.
Natalie Watson, Reginald Watson, and Heather Yandow.
$80,0025 in 2005 – a mighty busy year!
Research: Policy Advocacy with Coalitions:
● Documented how tossing out ● Gained funding for judical public
11,000 provisional ballots would financing program.
disenfranchise black voters. ● Won major lobby reform bill.
● Created factsheets on campaign ● Passed bill for Same-Day
money and health care, tax policy, Registration in key committee.
ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED
judicial elections, polluters, etc. ● Advanced Instant Runoff bill.
● Assisted Elections Board on our ● Gained 72 co-sponsors for
complaint about illegal donations. Voter-Owned Elections bill.
Democracy North Carolina
Expenses by Program ● Documented the ● Won other election
value of Same-Day Major Goals for 2006 reforms: See www.
Carrboro, NC 27510
105 W. Main Street
Leadership Voter Registration democracy-nc.org.
Research Training Admini- Increase visible grass-
for young citizens.
$45,962 $65,478 stration roots & civic leadership The intensity of
$77,800 Organizing & Training: support for reforms. 2006 is here. In just
● Began Democracy two months, we’ve:
Do 12 research pieces,
Advocates program to gain wide coverage, and ● Given out 100,000
educate & draw activ- pursue investigations. brochures on Same
ists closer to our work. Day Registration at
Hold 4 training work-
Public Campaign Fund on
MLKing Day events,
This Fund pays for a nonpartisan voter
who accept strict fundraising and spending
this Fund? Filling in a circle below will not
limits. Do you agree that $3 should go to
Your NC Income-Tax Form
guide and helps fund judicial candidates
This is the first step for “voter-owned”
● Conducted media
tax preparer, “Where’s the question
about the Public Campaign Fund?”
Look hard: Ask your accountant or
Grassroots Fundraising shops and Democracy
public financing in NC. Tell your
tour and educational ● Held a half dozen
increase your tax or reduce your refund.
friends to Say YES to the PCF!
Don’t Forget . . .
Organizing/ $57,685 Summer for 10 youth.
events for $3 check-off. meetings around the
Say “YES” to the
Win policy advances for state with activists,
$217,635 $76,077 ● E-organized thou-
sands of supporters for public financing, lobby/ ● Placed 300,000
N.C. Public Campaign Fund key election reforms. ethics reform, and flyers about the $3
Need A Speaker? ● With the League of
Women Voters, held 4
same-day registration. check-off at tax and
Call the staff person covering your area
all-day advocacy skills workshops. ● Met with allies on ’06 policy goals,
for a speaker or with your questions:
● Helped develop democracy ● Played a key role in the Board of
Jeremy Collins, Northeastern NC
Jenn Frye, Southeastern NC groups in Winston-Salem and Elections hearings on Jim Black’s
A. Kamala: Triad and Central NC Charlotte. fundraising, and
Adam Sotak: Charlotte and Western NC
Elizabeth Waugh-Stewart, Triangle ● Hosted 10 half-day trainings on ● Hired two new great organizers
campaign finance & voting rights. – Jeremy Collins and Jenn Frye.
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