Anita EarlsNC Supreme Court Justice
Anita Earls is a civil rights advocate with 30 years of experience.
Earls has served as the founder and Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice, Director of the Voting Rights Project for the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and a civil rights attorney at North Carolina’s first integrated law firm.
Anita Earls is passionate about protecting voting rights.
Earls litigated and won:
- Covington v. North Carolina, in which the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously affirmed that the state’s legislative district maps were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders, and a lower court ordered those districts redrawn by a nonpartisan Special Master
- League of Women Voters v. Rucho, in which a three-judge federal panel ruled that the state’s U.S. congressional district maps are unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. The case is currently under appeal.
Earls’ commitment to fairness has been recognized by the NAAC, NC Justice Center, and Emily’s List.
Earls is endorsed by North Carolina AFL-CIO and the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People.
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Color Of Change PAC is dedicated to increasing Black voter participation to build a powerful Black voting block. We want to make sure that every eligible, Black voter is registered and their vote is accounted for on EVERY election day. Our goal is to ensure that we’re not leaving a single vote behind.
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- NC State Board of Elections
- County Boards of Elections
- Public libraries
- Public high schools or college admissions offices.
- North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (NC DMV)
- Public Assistance Agencies
- Departments of Social Services (DSS)
- Departments of Public Health (WIC)
- Disability Services Agencies
- Vocational Rehabilitation offices
Departments of Services for the Blind
- Departments of Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
- Departments of Mental Health Services
- Employment Security Commission (ESC)
North Carolina also allows same-day registration. With same-day registration, you can fill out a voter registration form, show an identifying document and vote at an early voting site when it is open (not on Election Day).Register Now
You can register to vote and cast a ballot at an early voting site in your county using same-day registration.
With same-day registration, you can fill out a voter registration form, show an identifying document and vote at an early voting site when it is open (not on Election Day).
You’ll need one of the following documents:
• a NC driver’s license
• photo ID from a government agency
• student photo ID with a school document showing the student’s address
• or a utility bill, bank statement, payroll stub, or document from any government agency with your name and current address.
There will be five early voting locations in Pitt County:
– The Pitt County Ag Center
– The PATS conference room at the Pitt County Government building
– Alice F. Keene Park
– The Willis Building at ECU
– The Winterville Fire Station