North Carolina State Government Files Brief Defending Repeal of Judicial Primaries for 2018

On January 12, attorneys for North Carolina government filed a brief in support of the law that abolished judicial primaries for the 2018 election. The Democratic Party had filed a lawsuit late last year, arguing that abolishing judicial primaries violates the U.S. Constitution. The case is North Carolina Democratic Party v Berger, m.d., 1:17cv-1113.


Comments

North Carolina State Government Files Brief Defending Repeal of Judicial Primaries for 2018 — 2 Comments

  1. The brief notes that even with the elimination of segregated partisan primaries that political parties can still:

    (a) bring people together to develop public policies and positions favorable to their members and their counties;

    (b) identify candidates who will support and defend those policies and positions;

    (c) persuade voters to cast their ballots for those candidates; and

    (d) provide grassroots energy and organization for Democrats in their respective counties.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *