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					  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,
                                                                                                                      Spring 2006
  Expenses for 2005

                                                                                                                                                    Chapel Hill, NC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     D EMOCRACY A DVOCATE

                                                                                                                                                    Permit No 450
                                                                                                                                                   Non-Profit Org.

                                                                                                                                                    U.S. Postage
      Income by Source                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2005 Annual Report & 2006 Goals
                 Other                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Here’s a recap of our success          ● Held 6th year of Democracy
Foundations     $19,756
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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                              
     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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Your Spouse
                                                                                     Say “YES” to the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Win policy advances for    state with activists,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      O Yes
 $217,635        $76,077                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ● E-organized thou-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      O No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          accounting offices,
 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:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    O Yes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ● Helped develop democracy               ● Played a key role in the Board of


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    O No
     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.
  Call us toll-free: 1-888-OUR-VOTE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mail to Democracy-NC, 105 W. Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510. Or complete form online at
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           Thank You for Supporting Democracy North Carolina in 2005!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yes, I’ll be a supporter – a Democracy Advocate –
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for Democracy North Carolina’s research and organizing work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Here’s my tax-deductible donation (payable to Democracy North Carolina).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Just send me electronic versions of the newsletter to save postage and paper.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Please sign me up to receive occasional email Action Alerts for election reform.
                     With your great help, we met the 50-day, year-end challenge and an earlier challenge from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.
                            Your gifts totaled $80,000 in 2005, more than double what we received from individuals in 2004. Thank you!

$2,000 to $10,000            Judy Harrison Barry       Community United Church Robert Spearman                  Dent & Clarice Cato         Jim Shelton               Max Feinbloom             Steven Porter
Anonymous                    Mark & Louise Bernstein    of Christ of Raleigh       Clarke Thacher                Goodyear                   Maethel Shindelman        William S. Flash          Joseph & Zina Quinn
Anonymous                     Fund - Fdn for Carolinas Michael A. Colombo          Howard F. Twiggs             Bonita Gray                 Jacqueline Sices          Abbie Gage                V.E. Radonsky

Eliska Chanlett              John Curry                Marilyn deVille             Ruel Tyson                   Marcella Grendler           James W. Smith            Dee Gamble                Adi Rapport
Lisa Hamill                  Janice Faulkner           George Engstrom             John R. Wallace              Wib Gulley                  Jane & Gary Smith         Ellen Gaskill             Betty Chafin Rash

Ella Ann & Frank Holding     Cindy & Harvey Gantt      James G. Exum Jr.           Natalie Watson               J.R. Haun                   Debby Stirling            Alice Glover              Daniel Read
Jane and Jim Fund of the      Fund - Fdn of Carolinas  John Forlines, Jr.          Evan Webster                 Eunice Heilig               Rick Summers              Amy Gray                  Veronica Roberson

 Triangle Community Fdn      Karen & Dan Gottovi       W. Davis Fort               Marie Weil                   Barlow Herget               David T. Tayloe Jr.       Gibson Gray               Jill A. Roberts
Lia Fund of the Triangle     Mardie McCreary           Jennifer Frye               Mack W. White, Jr.           Janie Honrine               Hope C. Taylor            Alice & Ralph Greenlaw    Peter L. Roda
 Community Foundation        Dot & Larry McGee         John R. Gamble Jr.          Steven Wing                  Mike Howell                 Sydnor Thompson           Clementine Gregory        Evette Horton & Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Card #____________________________________ Exp.__________
Grace A. Nordhoff            Terry Taylor-Allen        Thomas O. Gilmore           Larry Womble                 Christopher A. Hudson       Rosa Lee & Rex Tucker     Ralph & Debra Grosswald     Rosenberg
Daniel Okun                  Tema Okun & Tom Stern     Bill & Leesie Guthridge                                  Verla C. Insko              Clare J. Tufts            Sarah F. Gulledge         Sarah Rubin

Prentice Foundation          Holly Stevens             Carol Haack                 $50 to $99                   Jim Johnson                 Jennifer McGovern &       Bill Gural                Althea Rudrow
Julian Price Family Fdn.     Joy Stewart & Elizabeth   Liz Hair                    Audrey Albrecht              Nancy & Norman Johnson       Steven Unruhe            Mary Guy                  Evalyn R. Ryan
Jane & Adam Stein              Waugh-Stewart           Lonna & Richard Harkrader David Austin                   Alice Johnson               Allen Valpey              Robert J. & Martha Gwyn   Polly Shaver
                                                       Mary L. Hill                Lee & Denise Baker           Andrea L. Kassebaum         Laura & Tom Vanderbeck    John & Mary Hammond       Ann Sherman
$1,000 to $1,999             $200 to $249              Dan Hudgins                 Sam & Virginia Baron         Harvey & Georgia            Hank Wall                 Patricia Watts Hill       Ruby Sinreich

John Q. Beard                Lanier & Fred Blum        Sam Hummel                  Laura Benedict                Kebschull                  Deborah Warren            Margaret Hilpen & John    Richard (Chip) Smith
Wendy Robineau & Don         David Bruton              Stephanie & Erik Insko      Mary H. Brookhart            Cy & Carolyn King           Polly Williams             Hilpert                  Juanita Sneeuwjagt
 Beskind                     Isabelle Buckley          Sandy & Deane Irving        Joyce Brown                  Henry & Betty Landsberger   Steven Wing               Jean Hinson               Stan Sprague
Bessie & Paul Carrington     Mary Ann Harrison         Jerry W.                                                 W. Dortch Langston Jr.      Heather Yandow            Elizabeth Holsten         Irma Stein

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Other $_____
Michael & Kathleen           Henry Isaacsoon           Jernigan                                                 Page Lee                                              Claudia Horwitz           Charles Stern
 Glancy                      H. Edward Knox            Sally Jones         Salute to Star Volunteer             Carroll H. Leggett          $5 to $49                 Lorie Hoyt                Cynthia Strain
Jennifer Miller & Bob Hall   Mary Klenz                Rosalyn Jones              Amy Smoker                    James Lenhart               Billy Albritton           Minnie Hunt               Blaise Strenn
Anne & Sam Hummel            Liz Bromberg & Scott Kohn Mary C. Joslin      Thank you, Amy, for many             Caroline & Paul Lindsay     Daniel Barber             Jim & Shirley Jensen      Gerald Suhr
William E. Knox              James Maxwell             William Joslin                                           Quentin W. Lindsey          Sam & Virginia Baron      Donna Johnston            Linda Sutton
Shared Vision Foundation     Charles McLawhorn, Jr.    Elyse Jung          hours in the office, helping         Polly Little                Ann T. Berry              Janet L. Joyner           Fran Syptak
Jenny Warburg                Gene Messick              Leah Karpen           and being fun to be with!          Jane & Towny Ludington      Pat & Steve Bocckino      Annette Jurgelsky         Lindsay Tate
Katherine Weaver             William Nichols           Larry D. King                                            Becky & Vern Marlin         Betty & Fred Bowman       John Justice              Laura & Tom Vanderbeck
Gray Newman                  Thomas W. Ross            P. R. Latta                                              Michael Mason               Carol Branard             Si Kahn                   Michael K. Wade
                             Zachary Rowles            Robert & Georgia Lewis      Jane Bultman                 Joann Mazzetta              Helen Wood Brigham        Constance Kolpitcke       Jim Warren
$500 to $999                 Beth Springston           Quentin W. Lindsey          Henry Carr Jr,               Edward McGuire              Wanda Bryant              Lynne Kane                Reginald W. Watson
Sandy & Noel Allen           Anne S. White             Lois & Fowler Martin        Barbara Clark                Jonnie McLeod               Walter W. Burns III       Cristin Kenney            Marie Weil
Peg & Ed Chapin                                        Margaret McCann             Mac & Pat Clarke             Cama & Robert Merritt       Diana & Michael Caplow    Jereann King              Charles W. West
John Cram                    $100 to $199              Dave McNaught               Helen Cleereman              William H. McMullen Jr.     Candace Carraway          Betty Lawrence            June White
Peggy & Bob Culbertson       Jane & Bob Avinger        Darlyne Menscer             Carola & Stuart Cohn         Cama & Robert Merritt       James Carroll             Ruth J. Leggett           Wayne E. White
Julia Elsee                  Molly & Chris Beacham     Marie & Jay Novello         Dottie Coplon                Eva Metzger                 Barbara Clawson           Dick Logan                Bill Whitesides
Olivia Britton Holding       Marty Belin               Patrick Oglesby             Francis & Marguerite Coyle   Connie & Steve Mullinix     Thomas Clary              Barbara Lorie             Robbie Willmarth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Democracy Advocate, you’ll get:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     or by making a donation. As a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     responding to action alerts and/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     electoral reform in NC by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     help advance voting rights and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Democracy Advocates
Holmes Hummel                Tina & Gerry Bell         Melva Okun                  Cynthia, Ken & Jesse         Barbara Nettesheim          Madge Cole                Mrs. Edgar                Alice & John Woodbury

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ► A positive feeling, knowing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ► Invitations to skills-building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ► Notice of research reports;

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ► Regular updates and action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in North Carolina, step by step.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         you’re improving democracy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        workshops and other events;

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     alerts (if you list an email);
James Jard                   Lennie Gerber & Pearl     Florence Peacock             Crossen                     Pat Patton                  Sue A. Cole                Lyngholm                 Eliabeth Woodman
Kathleen Leutze                Berlin                  Shannon Ravenel Purves John Delconte                     M. Travis Payne             Marie & Henry Colton      Barclay Martin            June Yates
Pender R. McElroy            William A. Blancato       Trish & Lee Rafalow         Elisa Wolper & David Drooz   Franchine P. Pena           Alan Dehmer               Joan Mathis               Ruth Zalph
Chuck Nichols, Jr.           Else Bolotin              Alan J. Reyner              Alan W. Duncan               Albert T. Porter, Jr.       Elsie Cunningham          George Max
Mack Pearsall                Stuart Bondurant          Ken Schorr                  Patricia Dunn                Betty Chafin Rash           Democratic Women of       Joann Mazzetta            Foundations
Lao Rupert & Steve           William & Leigh Bordley   Myrna & Joel Schwartz       Anita Earls                  Joan Reven                   Guiford Co.              Beth Messersmith          Z. Smith Reynolds Fdn.
 Schewel                     James Bowman III          Robert Scull                J. W. & Marianna Edgerton    Mary E. Richardson          Mary & Gabriel DesHarnais Lew Miles                 JEHT Foundation
Ann Sink                     F. Bryan Brice Jr.        Teresa Shank                Katherine A. Fitch           Jan Richmond                Maxine Eaves              Peggy Misch               Piper/Proteus Fund
                             Isabelle Buckley          Eleanor & John Smith        Daniele Armaleo & Laurie     Eva Rogers                  Jeanette Gay Eddy         Ted Odell                 Deer Creek Foundation
$250 to $499                 Althea & Cliff Callaway   Amy Smoker & Randall         Fox                         Ken Schapira                Helen & Ken Eill          Eli Pariser               Rockefeller Family Fund
J. Allen Adams               Janak Choksi               Lanier                     Jim Goldsmith                Linda Shaw                  Jean Anne & Joseph Feiler Rosalie Plotkin           Park Foundation