NC NAACP LETTER 2
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Date Created:October 16, 2014
Date Uploaded to the Library:October 21, 2014
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BOWERS LAW OFFICE LLC Post Office Box 50549 Colllmbia, Sooth Carolina 29250 Phone: 803-753-1099 October 16. 2014 Penda Hair Thomas Yannucci Edward Hailes, Jr. Daniel Donovan Denise Lieberman Susan Davies Donita Judge Bridget O'Connor Caitlin Swain Winn Allen Advancement Project Kim Rancour Suite 850 Jodi 1220 Street, N.W. Kirkland LLP Washington. 20005 655 Fifteenth Street. email@example.com Washington. 20005 Daniel.Donovan@kirkland.com Adam Stein Tin Fulton Walker Owen. PLLC Irving Joyner 312 Franklin Street Box 374 Chapel Hill, 27516 Cary, 27512 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Re: North Carolina State Conference the NAACP al. Patrick Lloyd McCrory al., Middle District Civil Action No. :13-cv-658 Dear Counsel: has come our attention that during the N.C. State Conference the NAACP's ("N.C. NAACP") 7151 Annual State Convention held this past weekend Fayetteville, North Carolina, Rev. Dr. William Barber made several statements regarding the ongoing litigation regarding S.L. 2013-381, including the recent court rulings regarding the plaintiffs' motions for preliminary injunction this litigation. Some these comments are included videos that have been posted online. These videos appear have been edited. also our understanding that during the Freedom Fund Annual Awards Banquet held Saturday evening. October 11. Rev. Barber urged those attendance take unregistered voters vote during the Early Voting period and engage get-oul-the vote activities that included transporting registered voters vote precincts which they are not assigned vote Election Day, words that effect. The stated purpose for these activities. understand it. was gather evidence for and thereby enhance plaintiffs prospects success the litigation involving S.L. 2013-381. such activities were occur. they would not only appear unfairly prejudice defendants the pending litigation but would also disruptive the election process and could result voter confusion disenfranchisement. also question whether any such plan conduct violates North Carolina election laws. Due the potentially serious consequences these statements, please confirm whether Rev. Barber anyone else. fact, made statements this effect attendees the N.C. AACP's convention. addition. please also let know whether the N.C. NAACP has plans direct unregistered voters Early Voting sites intends transport registered voters precincts where they are not assigned Election Day. Additionally, respectfully ask that the N.C. NAACP preserve all original and edited video and audio recordings any proceedings its 7l51 Annual State Convention its possession. custody, control. including but not limited any video audio recording the any comments ma.de Rev. Barber others during the Freedom Fund Annual Awards Banquet held Saturday, October 11. further request that the N.C. NAACP preserve all documents, records and records (electronic hard copy) related its get-out-the-vote activities during this election cycle (including any plans take unregistered voters early voting election day voters incorrect precincts) well all documents and records (electronic hard copy) regarding outreach voters regarding provisions Session Law 2013-381 during this election cycle. Should you have any questions regarding these requests. please not hesitate contact me. look forward receiving your prompt response our inquiry regarding Rev. Barbers statements. Sincerely. ;fJ-: Karl Bowers, Jr.