Raleigh, NC – The purpose of this article is to delineate, one step at a time, the provisions of HB 836 that open the door to enterprise-level vote fraud. The Reasonable Impediment Declaration (or Determination or R-I-D for short) law that enables voting by people with last-minute problems obtaining their ID. The North Carolina Voter Integrity Project (VIP-NC) fully supports the underlying concept, but we also believe in an old maxim: “Trust, but verify.”
This article pulls together all of our relevant findings so that, you, the informed citizen, can discern the details of this bill that need to be fixed. You can click on each “Reason” (below) to see the details on a certain problem and our proposed way to fix it.
The North Carolina Voter Integrity Project (VIP-NC) sounded the alarm on this bill soon after it was rushed through both NCGA chambers and sent to the Governor. Some of VIP-NC’s initial rhetoric was harsh, but VIP-NC stands by the underlying facts. Later, VIP-NC pulled up their sleeves to figure out how to “unscrew” the rushed legislation.
Below are VIP’s relevant links.